Ubuntu

[network-admin] doesn't ifconfig down disabled interfaces

Reported by Matthew Carpenter on 2005-05-06
6
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
GST
Won't Fix
Medium
gnome-system-tools (Ubuntu)
Medium
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

My laptop has a built-in ethernet card and I use a PCMCIA wifi card extensively.
Using the network-admin from gnome-system-tools I am able to set up various
profiles, most which leave the ethernet card disabled.
However, when switching profiles, disabled interfaces which are up should be
ifdown --force'd. This has caused a great deal of headache to determine.

http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=303724: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=303724

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

I've opened a bug upstream about this:
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=303724

Timo Aaltonen (tjaalton) on 2006-10-31
Changed in gnome-system-tools:
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
Changed in gnome-system-tools:
assignee: seb128 → desktop-bugs
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in gst:
importance: Unknown → Medium
Changed in gst:
status: New → Won't Fix
To post a comment you must log in.
This report contains Public information  Edit
Everyone can see this information.

Other bug subscribers

Remote bug watches

Bug watches keep track of this bug in other bug trackers.