Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 98159
TB sre.py:143:sub:TypeError: expected string or buffer
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:55:21 EDT
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Description of problem:
redhat-config-network (graphical; invoked from GNOME panel System Settings >
Network) crashed when clicking Forward on the ISP settings page for a new modem
device (/dev/input/ttyACM0). eth0 was already configured and active.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. (GNOME panel; as root) System Settings > Network
2. (eth0 already configured and active) New device; Modem; Forward
3. [Warning: no modem found. It's a hot-plugged USB modem, and
/proc/bus/usb/devices says that it _is_ there.]
4. Select /dev/input/ttyACM0, 115200 baud, hardware flowcontrol, medium modem
volume, use TouchTone; Forward
5. Enter 3 digit Area Code, 7 digit Phone (xxx yyyy), Provider name (7
characters), User name (19 characters: email@example.com), 8 character
6. Crash reported via python dialog box.
Actual Results: crash
Expected Results: no crash
Additional info:# rpm -qa | grep python
Created attachment 92647 [details]
saved crash report via python dialog
Created attachment 92648 [details]
saved crash report via python dialog box (2nd try)
redhat-config-network-tui worked well enough to enter ISP settings, but did not
offer all the options (DNS, etc.). Finally redhat-config-network did allow
editing all parameters for the modem connection.
Please try the update from
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 88147 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.