Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 65683
Warning occurs when entering Network Configuration
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:42:48 EDT
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Description of problem:
The following warning is encountered when entering Network Configuration: "eth0
has an alias to module e100 in modules.conf instead of currently loaded module
Intel(R) Pro/100 fast ethernet" the module then crashes and offers the attached
file for a bug report.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Open Network Configuration
Actual Results: Edit aborts
Expected Results: Edit configuration
Traceback (innermost last):
File "/usr/sbin/neat", line 1402, in ?
File "/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/gtk.py", line 2676, in mainloop
File "/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/libglade.py", line 28, in __call__
ret = apply(self.func, a)
File "/usr/sbin/neat", line 531, in on_deviceEditButton_clicked
button = self.editDevice(device)
File "/usr/sbin/neat", line 561, in editDevice
cfg = ethernetConfigDialog(device)
line 61, in __init__
71, in __init__
line 95, in hydrate
sharedtcpip.hardware_hydrate (self.sharedtcpip_xml, self.device)
line 286, in hardware_hydrate
hwlist = NCHardwareList.getHardwareList()
line 353, in getHardwareList
line 134, in load
wvdial = ConfSMB('/etc/wvdial.conf')
File "/usr/lib/rhs/python/ConfSMB.py", line 34, in __init__
File "/usr/lib/rhs/python/Conf.py", line 180, in __init__
File "/usr/lib/rhs/python/ConfSMB.py", line 36, in read
File "/usr/lib/rhs/python/Conf.py", line 258, in read
raise FileMissing, self.filename + ' does not exist.'
Conf.FileMissing: /etc/wvdial.conf does not exist.
Local variables in innermost frame:
self: <ConfSMB.ConfSMB instance at 8544398>
I get the same error when attempting to edit device eth0 from the network
Found a workaround/fix... just touch /etc/wvdial.conf to create a 0 length
file. Now things work fine!
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Closing as CANTFIX.