Bug#511302: knetworkconf unable to carry out basic interface operations
severity 511302 important
On Fri, Jan 09, 2009 at 09:07:02PM +0100, Sven Joachim wrote:
> 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.
I can not reproduce it either.
Are you trying to enable devices you have defined completely in your