Bug 77763 - Not updating wvdial provider peer or wvdial config
Summary: Not updating wvdial provider peer or wvdial config
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-network
Version: 8.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2002-11-13 07:01 UTC by Anthony Rumble
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-08-11 14:08:08 UTC

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2003:183 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Updated redhat-config-network package available 2003-08-11 04:00:00 UTC

Description Anthony Rumble 2002-11-13 07:01:32 UTC
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Description of problem:
If I change the provider name and number
in a PPP config, then click on "Apply", it doesn't update
nor does it update /etc/ppp/peers/ppp0
Consequently, when I activate ppp0, it calls the old config
If I remove the /etc/ppp/peers/ppp0 file, it will re-create it
with the correct provider name..

But I have to remove /etc/wvdial.conf and delete my ppp0 entry
and create the ppp0 entry again to correct the /etc/wvdial.conf file.

So, to effectively change ISP, you have to delete both files, and
the ppp0 entry from the Network configuration, and start again.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.create modem/ppp0 entry
2.apply and activate.
3.deactivate and edit the ppp0 entry and change provider name and number
4. apply and activate... 

Actual Results:  It dials the old number

Expected Results:  It should have correctly updated the /etc/wvdial.conf and
files with the new provider settings.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Nicolas Aspert 2003-03-03 16:12:27 UTC
Same for me... although I had not tackled the /etc/ppp/peers/ppp0 removal trick
to get the correct number dialed.
I have installed phoebe's latest redhat-config-network and will try if things
get better or worse

Comment 3 Harald Hoyer 2003-08-11 14:08:08 UTC
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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