Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 72283
eth0 configuration fails for ne2000 type card
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:45:48 EDT
Description of Problem:
Configuration of LinkSys NE2000-type card causes GUI applet in Control Pnael to
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Attempt to configure unrecognized LinkSys NE2000-type card using GUI applet in
either KDE or Gnome. This has failed on both a 180 Mhz PPro and a 90 MHz P90
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install RH 7.3, Start KDE
2. Open Control Panel, run network configuration applet
3. Click "Apply", get following output, card not configured.
Traceback (innermost last):
File "/usr/sbin/neat", line 1402, in ?
File "/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/gtk.py", line 2676, in
"/usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/libglade.py", line 28, in __call__
File "/usr/sbin/neat", line 449, in
File "/usr/sbin/neat", line 287, in
File "/usr/sbin/neat", line 302, in saveHardware
288, in save
Local variables in innermost
isdn: <netconfpkg.NCisdnhardware.ConfISDN instance at 848c4c8>
<netconfpkg.HardwareList.Hardware instance at 8580948>
<netconfpkg.ConfSMB.ConfSMB instance at 868e6a8>
<netconfpkg.NCHardwareList.MyConfModules instance at 857c5e0>
[<netconfpkg.HardwareList.Hardware instance at 8580948>]
Configured eth0 interface on LynkSys card
I have been using these cards since RH 5 something or other, and this was a
clean install rather than an upgrade. On the P90, I was able to modprobe in the
ne module, and after a few swift kicks to the modules configuration was able to
get the LAN configured. This has not yet been done on the PPro 180 system.
Red Hat apologizes that these issues have not been resolved yet. We do want to
make sure that no important bugs slip through the cracks.
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Closing as CANTFIX.