Bug#511302: knetworkconf unable to carry out basic interface operations
On 2009-01-09 12:12 +0100, Massimo Manghi wrote:
> Package: knetworkconf
> Version: 4:3.5.9-2
> Severity: grave
> Justification: renders package unusable
> knetworkconf is now unable to change the state of network interfaces
> thus becoming useless for most practical uses. Upon
> request for enabling/disabling an interface knetworkconf invariabily
> displays the message "There was an error changing the device's state. You will have to do it manually."
> I'm reporting this bug against knetworkconf because I'm still able
> to perform these operations using the shell commands. I'm observing
> the same problem on an amd64 debian installation.
I cannot reproduce this. Do you use network-manager for your interfaces
or plain ifupdown? Please show your /etc/network/interfaces.