Bug 65830 - TB Conf:316:initvars end quote not found in ifcfg-eth0:MACADDR
Summary: TB Conf:316:initvars end quote not found in ifcfg-eth0:MACADDR
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-network
Version: 7.3
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
QA Contact:
Depends On:
Blocks: rcn-7.3
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-06-02 00:47 UTC by Cyril Zlachevsky
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2002-06-26 16:12:50 UTC

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Description Cyril Zlachevsky 2002-06-02 00:47:22 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0rc3) Gecko/20020523

Description of problem:
if /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 contain line like this:
MACADDR="00:50:04:71:8D:89" Red Hat network config program crash with messgage:
Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/sbin/neat", line 1398, in ?
    window = mainDialog()
  File "/usr/sbin/neat", line 222, in __init__
  File "/usr/sbin/neat", line 241, in load
  File "/usr/sbin/neat", line 246, in loadDevices
    devicelist = getDeviceList()
  File "/usr/sbin/../share/redhat-config-network/netconfpkg/NCDeviceList.py",
line 172, in getDeviceList
  File "/usr/sbin/../share/redhat-config-network/netconfpkg/NCDeviceList.py",
line 63, in load
  File "/usr/sbin/../share/redhat-config-network/netconfpkg/NCDevice.py", line
143, in load
    conf = ConfDevice(name)
  File "/usr/sbin/../share/redhat-config-network/netconfpkg/NCDevice.py", line
51, in __init__
    Conf.ConfShellVar.__init__(self, self.filename)
  File "/usr/sbin/../share/redhat-config-network/netconfpkg/Conf.py", line 293,
in __init__
    separators='=', separator='=')
  File "/usr/sbin/../share/redhat-config-network/netconfpkg/Conf.py", line 180,
in __init__
  File "/usr/sbin/../share/redhat-config-network/netconfpkg/Conf.py", line 296,
in read
  File "/usr/sbin/../share/redhat-config-network/netconfpkg/Conf.py", line 316,
in initvars
    raise IndexError, 'end quote not found in '+self.filename+':'+var[0]
Conf.IndexError: end quote not found in

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. add MACADDR="00:50:04:71:8D:89" into
/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 file
2. open Red Hat Control Panel
3. Run Network Configuration

Actual Results:  The exception window with the text above.

Expected Results:  normal program start

Additional info:

Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2002-06-26 12:54:54 UTC
HWADDR="00:50:04:71:8D:89" would be the correct entry...
Did you name your config file ifcfg-eth0:MACADDR ??

Comment 2 Cyril Zlachevsky 2002-06-26 14:55:27 UTC
2 harald@redhat.com : Offcause no!

Comment 3 Harald Hoyer 2002-06-26 16:12:45 UTC
fixed in CVS

Comment 4 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2002-07-24 16:54:27 UTC
Please try the public beta - upgrade from Rawhide if necesarry. 1.1.10 has the
fix, wthough it was added somewhat earlier.

Comment 5 Harald Hoyer 2002-10-23 09:56:54 UTC
first beta of erratum is available at:

Most of the bugs reported have been removed, but as in every software change,
there could be new bugs introduced.

Please report bugs against this with explicitly stating the 1.0.1 version... Thx
and please test.

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