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Bug 76053 - neat-control should show detailed error messages
neat-control should show detailed error messages
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-network (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Blocks: 81720
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Reported: 2002-10-16 05:26 EDT by diego.santacruz
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-30 11:16:45 EST
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Description diego.santacruz 2002-10-16 05:26:40 EDT
Description of Problem:

When neat-control fails to bring up a network device (by clicking on "Activate")
it only shows a simple failure message without any details as to the reason of
the failure. It is quite frustrating to see only a "failed" message and have no
clue as to what is going wrong.

neat-control should display the detailed message returned by ifup/ifdown in the
failure dialog box. It can probably get those messages through a pipe.

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