wicd-curses.py crashed with DBusException in call_blocking() upon startup while network-manager is running

Bug #546807 reported by Dennis Schridde on 2010-03-25
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wicd (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: wicd

System in default configuration using network-manager. NM has the WiFi card configured, network is active. Running "wicd-curses" will produce this crash.

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: i386
Date: Thu Mar 25 12:17:02 2010
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/share/wicd/curses/wicd-curses.py
InstallationMedia: Kubuntu-Netbook 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Beta i386 (20100318)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.6
Package: wicd-curses 1.7.0+ds1-2
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python -O /usr/share/wicd/curses/wicd-curses.py
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-17.26-generic
PythonArgs: ['/usr/share/wicd/curses/wicd-curses.py']
SourcePackage: wicd
Title: wicd-curses.py crashed with DBusException in call_blocking()
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-17-generic i686
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin netdev plugdev sambashare

Dennis Schridde (devurandom) wrote :
Dennis Schridde (devurandom) wrote :

Output was:

Kann nicht mit dem Dienst verbinden. versuche den automatischen Start...
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/wicd/curses/wicd-curses.py", line 1022, in <module>
  File "/usr/share/wicd/curses/wicd-curses.py", line 1014, in setup_dbus
    dbus_ifaces = dbusmanager.get_dbus_ifaces()
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/wicd/dbusmanager.py", line 36, in get_dbus_ifaces
    return DBUS_MANAGER.get_dbus_ifaces()
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/wicd/dbusmanager.py", line 62, in get_dbus_ifaces
    if not self._dbus_ifaces: connect_to_dbus()
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/wicd/dbusmanager.py", line 48, in connect_to_dbus
    return DBUS_MANAGER.connect_to_dbus()
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/wicd/dbusmanager.py", line 79, in connect_to_dbus
    proxy_obj = self._bus.get_object("org.wicd.daemon", '/org/wicd/daemon')
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/dbus/bus.py", line 244, in get_object
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/dbus/proxies.py", line 241, in __init__
    self._named_service = conn.activate_name_owner(bus_name)
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/dbus/bus.py", line 183, in activate_name_owner
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/dbus/bus.py", line 281, in start_service_by_name
    'su', (bus_name, flags)))
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/dbus/connection.py", line 620, in call_blocking
    message, timeout)
dbus.exceptions.DBusException: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name org.wicd.daemon was not provided by any .service files

The key line here is probably the first: wicd-curses tries to automatically start wicd since it could not connect to it.

tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2017-08-25
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