Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 868378
"Failed to add/activate connection" for PCMCIA / pccard
Last modified: 2013-07-31 19:40:08 EDT
On a f17 system Mobile Broadband with USB "Option" modem works fine.
But with PCMCIA Sierra Wireless AirCard 850 I get the following error when activating it:
** (nm-applet:1441): WARNING **: Failed to add/activate connection: (1) Creating object for path '/org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/ActiveConnection/6' failed in libnm-glib.
** (nm-applet:1441): WARNING **: async_got_type: could not read properties for /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/ActiveConnection/6: Method "Get" with signature "ss" on interface "org.freedesktop.DBus.Properties" doesn't exist
No message pops up the first time, but second time I try the first WARNING pops up in a message box.
The same errors are reported in bug 852792#c12 - could there be something that should backported? Or do both occurrences just have in common that some other problems reveals a third unresolved problem?
# pccardctl ident
product info: "Sierra Wireless", "AC850", "3G Network Adapter", "R1"
manfid: 0x0192, 0x0710
function: 2 (serial)
[ 3215.088100] pcmcia_socket pcmcia_socket0: pccard: PCMCIA card inserted into slot 0
[ 3215.088359] pcmcia 0.0: pcmcia: registering new device pcmcia0.0 (IRQ: 19)
[ 3215.102853] pcmcia_socket pcmcia_socket0: Using replacement CIS
[ 3215.102893] serial_cs 0.0: trying to set up [0x0192:0x0710] (pfc: 0, multi: 1, quirk: (null))
[ 3215.164240] 0.0: ttyS1 at I/O 0x2f8 (irq = 19) is a 16550A
See also Bug 868407 - udev 30s timeout and worker killing with pcmcia gsm card
Would you grab /var/log/messages file for us to see if NM/MM sees the card?
Created attachment 636142 [details]
I could choose 'New Mobile Broadband (GSM) Connection' even though the broadband wasn't "enabled" because the SIM was broken (Bug 871815 ). That might be OK, but I notice that the first page in the wizard didn't show any modem ... but I could continue anyway. The log shows a lot of failed assertions.
Please see inline comments.
Trying to grok this I also filed:
Bug 871809 - broadband connection with pcmcia AirCard 850 doesn't work
Bug 871815 - Mobile Broadband with bad/missing SIM card gives no indication what the problem could be
- which seems to be different problems.
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