Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 6588
netcfg fails to activate ppp interface
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:52 EDT
Pressing button "Activate" on the netcfg panel fails to
activate ppp interfaces. It seems that netcfg tries to
in wrontg envinoment since I start
manually (being in the directory
/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/) ererything goes just
Thank you for a very good bug report; it made it quite easy to find
and fix the bug. It will be fixed in the next initscripts release.
In the meantime, you can use rp3 or usernet to control the interface,
or you can use
to bring your ppp device up and down from the command line.