Bug 494527 - NetworkManager ignores directive not to handle eth0
Summary: NetworkManager ignores directive not to handle eth0
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: NetworkManager
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Dan Williams
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2009-04-07 10:30 UTC by Walter Neumann
Modified: 2009-05-12 04:13 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: 0.7.1-1.fc10
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-05-12 04:13:16 UTC
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
messages from boot to soon after NetworkManager disables eth0 (48.86 KB, text/plain)
2009-04-07 21:01 UTC, Walter Neumann
no flags Details
ifcfg-eth0 as requested (246 bytes, text/plain)
2009-04-09 21:57 UTC, Walter Neumann
no flags Details

Description Walter Neumann 2009-04-07 10:30:14 UTC
Description of problem: NetworkManager stopped eth0 despite NM_CONTROLLED=no in 
/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
NetworkManager-0.7.0.99-3.fc9.i386

Expected results:

NetworkManager should respect the directive not to control eth0

Additional info:

I only have NetworkManager because it is a dependency for evolution. I don't want it and it is normally turned off. 

The March upgrade to NetworkManager-0.7.0.99-3.fc9.i386 turned on the service without my noticing (I am 4000 miles from the machine) and when I restarted Fedora two days ago networking first came on as it should, but then NetworkManager started and killed eth0 again. I had to get someone to go to my office and fix it.

NetworkManger should not have touched eth0: /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 has "NM_CONTROLLED=no"

(In addition the package update should not have changed the status of the service -- I have filed a separate bug for this)

Comment 1 Niels Haase 2009-04-07 20:09:09 UTC
Reporter, could you please attach your /var/log/messages while NM changed the status of eth0. Thank you.

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Comment 2 Walter Neumann 2009-04-07 21:01:28 UTC
Created attachment 338608 [details]
messages from boot to soon after NetworkManager disables eth0

Comment 3 Niels Haase 2009-04-08 22:14:28 UTC
Reporter, can you please update to NetworkManager-0.7.0.100-1.fc9 and attach your /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 file? Thank you.

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Comment 4 Walter Neumann 2009-04-09 21:57:15 UTC
Created attachment 339006 [details]
ifcfg-eth0 as requested

You asked me also to update to NetworkManager-0.7.0.100-1.fc9. Can you give a link for this? It does not seem to be yet on fedora-updates or fedora-updates-testing.

Comment 5 Niels Haase 2009-04-10 00:55:03 UTC
Thank you for reporting this bug.

This bug report might be a duplicate of
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=457098


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Comment 6 Walter Neumann 2009-04-10 08:51:37 UTC
I don't think it is a duplicate. Bug 457098 refers to behaviour on changing status of the service from on to off. In my case service came on (unintentionally) and was not turned off. But both seem to refer to NetworkManager touching an interface that it had been told not to touch, so maybe it is a duplicate.

Comment 7 Dan Williams 2009-04-11 12:12:21 UTC
Found and fixed upstream:

10bf56b0d6db7281505ca020d1a35ab943dd6b62 (0.7)
e5146b8f82bfb68bcdf43f99dddbfaec516a37a3 (head)

Was going to tag and release 0.7.1 today, and you seem to have found the last bug before release :)  Thanks for helping make the release better.

Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2009-04-15 01:04:27 UTC
NetworkManager-0.7.1-1.fc10 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 10.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/NetworkManager-0.7.1-1.fc10

Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2009-04-15 01:23:07 UTC
NetworkManager-0.7.1-1.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/NetworkManager-0.7.1-1.fc9

Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2009-04-15 17:58:53 UTC
NetworkManager-0.7.1-1.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update NetworkManager'.  You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F10/FEDORA-2009-3686

Comment 11 Walter Neumann 2009-04-16 20:34:23 UTC
Tested on a laptop with fc10 and bug seems to be fixed.  

I won't test on the machine where the bug first hit me, since I can't rescue it if a network problem does occur (I'm 4000 miles away), but I'm pretty confident there would be no problem.

Comment 12 Fedora Update System 2009-05-12 04:06:21 UTC
NetworkManager-0.7.1-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 13 Fedora Update System 2009-05-12 04:13:07 UTC
NetworkManager-0.7.1-1.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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