Bug 79595 - neat crashes on selection of Ethernet
neat crashes on selection of Ethernet
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-network (Show other bugs)
7.3
All Linux
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2002-12-13 14:19 EST by Nathan G. Grennan
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-23 15:52:17 EST
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Description Nathan G. Grennan 2002-12-13 14:19:36 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.7 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20021204

Description of problem:
Below is the traceback after running neat-tui, hitting tab, and hitting enter on
the configure button.


Traceback (innermost last):
File "/usr/sbin/neat-tui", line 398, in ?                                       
mainScreen(screen)                     
"/usr/sbin/neat-tui", line 57, in mainScreen

  nw.runIt()
              File "/usr/sbin/neat-tui", line 170, in runIt
                                                              
self.setState(self.eth)
                                                                               
        File "/usr/sbin/neat-tui", line 110, in setState
  <Tab>/<Alt-Tab> between elements         if
(string.lower(eth.BootProto)=="dhcp") or (string.lower(eth.BootProto)=="bootp"):
                               TypeError: read-only character buffer, None

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


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. up2date -i redhat-config-network
2. neat-tui
3. Hit tab
4. Hit enter
    

Actual Results:  Crash and Traceback

Expected Results:  ncurses display to control ethernet devices

Additional info:
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2003-01-09 08:45:54 EST
could you please redirect the error output?

# netconf-tui 2>err.out

and paste err.out in here?

thx
Comment 2 Nathan G. Grennan 2003-01-09 13:21:35 EST
neat-tui 2>err.out

Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/sbin/neat-tui", line 398, in ?
    mainScreen(screen)
  File "/usr/sbin/neat-tui", line 57, in mainScreen
    nw.runIt()
  File "/usr/sbin/neat-tui", line 170, in runIt
    self.setState(self.eth)
  File "/usr/sbin/neat-tui", line 110, in setState
    if (string.lower(eth.BootProto)=="dhcp") or
(string.lower(eth.BootProto)=="bootp"):
TypeError: read-only character buffer, None
Comment 3 Nathan G. Grennan 2003-01-23 15:52:17 EST
Seems to work in Phoebe2

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