Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 999834
system-config-network gui problems and corruption
Last modified: 2015-02-17 11:52:17 EST
Description of problem:
system-config-network gui does not function properly:
-does not understand new naming conventions (eg: p4p1 (biosdevnames))
-have to use old naming (eth0) for it to function at all
-corrupts the configuration files when saving
-if you manually edit and correct the files (/etc/sysconfig/networking/devices) when you run system-config-network gui and save again, it does not save these correctly.
It seems to use 'NAME="eth0"' instead of 'DEVICE="eth0"'
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Every time you run system-config-network gui and save.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Disable NetworkManager
Run system-config-network gui. Edit and save. Close.
Run system-config-network gui again. You will see that it has
"lost" all hardware devices associated with interfaces.
2. Revert to old nic naming conventions.
rpm -e biosdevnames
Add the following to /etc/defaults/grub, after the words rhgb quiet
grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg
Reboot, run system-config-network gui. Save and exit.
Run system-config-network gui again, now usually fails to open (crashes)
View configuration files in /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices and need
to fix them manually.
Please we need system-config-network gui to also support bonded interfaces.
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