network connections drops manually entered ip addresses

Bug #336733 reported by Albert Kinworthy on 2009-03-02
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
network-manager (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

In Ubuntu Intrepid 8.10 the stock network connections configuration tool I have to add the ip address to my second nic at every boot up because it returns to automatic connection default

 5271 ? S 0:00 /usr/sbin/nm-system-settings --config /etc/NetworkMan

is the only network manager I can see running

I have it running on two separate machine sole operating system on each does the same on both

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-nettool
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: gnome-nettool 2.22.1-0ubuntu1
SourcePackage: gnome-nettool
Uname: Linux 2.6.27-11-generic i686

Albert Kinworthy (skip18675) wrote :
Andreas Moog (ampelbein) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Unfortunately we can't start working on it yet, because your bug report didn't include enough information.

Please include the information requested at If you have trouble, do not hesitate to ask for more assistance. Thanks in advance.

This bug did not have a package associated with it, which is important for ensuring that it gets looked at by the proper developers. You can learn more about finding the right package at I have classified this bug as a bug in network-manager.
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Alexander Sack (asac) wrote :

this is a dupe of the master bug 284298; its fixed in jaunty. Consider to check out the beta CDs we released a few days ago to verify that.

Changed in network-manager (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Triaged
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