Network manager 0.7.0 not saving static wired connection information.

Bug #269801 reported by nandemonai on 2008-09-13
This bug affects 1 person
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network-manager (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: network-manager

Description: Ubuntu intrepid (development branch)
Release: 8.10

Running under vmware console 1.0.6

  Installed: 0.7~~svn20080908t183521+eni0-0ubuntu2
  Candidate: 0.7~~svn20080908t183521+eni0-0ubuntu2
  Version table:
 *** 0.7~~svn20080908t183521+eni0-0ubuntu2 0
        500 intrepid/main Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

  Installed: 0.7~~svn20080907t033843-0ubuntu2
  Candidate: 0.7~~svn20080907t033843-0ubuntu2
  Version table:
 *** 0.7~~svn20080907t033843-0ubuntu2 0
        500 intrepid/main Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

eth0 driver: pcnet32

I'm trying to use the network manager applet (gnome) to save a static IP/Netmask/Gateway and DNS IP for my wired ethernet connection (eth0). It holds and functions fine until reboot upon which it resets itself to DHCP.

I'd expect it to save this information rather than having to redo the settings each logon.

nandemonai (junin-toiro) wrote :
nandemonai (junin-toiro) wrote :

Sorry should be vmware server console 1.0.6

nandemonai (junin-toiro) wrote :

Ok, so after a little playing around when I had time I got it working. For some reason the default connection created during install wouldn't save changes. I remove the interface through nm-applet, made it from scratch and now it's saving the information over a reboot.

Something funky going on there. If I can provide any more info just let me know.

Saivann Carignan (oxmosys) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 259214, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Feel free to continue to report any other bugs you may find.

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