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Bug 89915 - config-network won't allow activation without an edit
config-network won't allow activation without an edit
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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Reported: 2003-04-29 14:39 EDT by Jan Moren
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:53 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-08-11 10:10:31 EDT
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Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2003:183 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Updated redhat-config-network package available 2003-08-11 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Jan Moren 2003-04-29 14:39:30 EDT
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Description of problem:
I have two profiles set up for the same network card (three, really, but
apparently the Common profile should be unused). When trying to activate the
device, nothing happens, unless I first do a change (any change) and save the
profile first. Switching between profiles does not help. Using
redhat-config-network-cmd to activate the device always yields just a dump of
all network parameters.

This bug was present for me in the previous version as well (the one shipping
with rh9), but I used neat to choose profiles and activate the network. With
this version, however, neat throws an exception no matter what I do (i'm filing
a separate bug on this), so this issue - which I'd just about forgotten about,
suddenly became a bit more urgent. This issue was not present in rh8.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create two profiles for the same device
2. Save, reboot, log in
3. run redhat-network-control and try to activate the currently selected profile

Actual Results:  nothing

Expected Results:  activate the device

Additional info:
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2003-04-30 06:34:20 EDT
fixed in 1.2.4-3
Comment 2 Jan Moren 2003-05-05 05:30:56 EDT
Nope, the new version doesn't fix it. Instead, now not even making a change will
make the tool activate the network. I can get the network to start just fine
using ifup directly, so the basic config is at least functional.
Comment 3 Jan Moren 2003-05-07 11:00:55 EDT
1.2.6 fixes it. 
Comment 4 Harald Hoyer 2003-08-11 10:10:31 EDT
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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