Bug 52853 - network configuration tool improperly configures ne2000
Summary: network configuration tool improperly configures ne2000
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Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-network   
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Version: roswell
Hardware: i586
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
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Reported: 2001-08-30 00:47 UTC by William Shotts
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2001-08-30 19:52:13 UTC
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Description William Shotts 2001-08-30 00:47:22 UTC
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Description of problem:
Using the network configuration tool to configure a ne2000 ethernet card
fails to write the proper values in the /etc/modules.conf file for the driver.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install roswell (ne2000 is not detected during install)
2. Run gnome
3. Run network configuration tool (not wizard)
4. Configure ne2000 device as eth0
5. Quit
6. Reboot


Actual Results:  eth0 fails to come up.  lsmod reveals that ne module has
not been loaded.  Examination of /etc/modules.conf shows that the module
has been configured so:

options eth0 io=0x320 irq=5
alias eth0 ne 

Expected Results:  eth0 should come up.

Additional info:

Changing modules.conf to:

alias eth0 ne
options ne io=0x320

corrects problem.

Comment 1 Phil Knirsch 2001-08-31 12:29:40 UTC
Thanks for reporting.

A fix is already in CVS, a new version should appear shortly on rawhide.

Read ya, Phil

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