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Bug 160417 - Bad: cannot make any changes to network settings
Summary: Bad: cannot make any changes to network settings
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-network
Version: 4
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Harald Hoyer
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-06-14 23:05 UTC by Luis Correia
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
0 users

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-07-24 11:43:39 UTC

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Description Luis Correia 2005-06-14 23:05:54 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-GB; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4

Description of problem:
Bad: The program simply will not work.

[root@localhost ~]$ system-config-network
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/sbin/system-config-network-tui", line 15, in ?
    locale.setlocale(locale.LC_ALL, "")
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/", line 379, in setlocale
    return _setlocale(category, locale)
locale.Error: unsupported locale setting

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. installed via network (PXE-like)
2. choose the packages to install manually
3. after reboot, login as 'root', run 'system-config-network' from any console

Additional info:

Comment 1 Luis Correia 2005-06-14 23:12:51 UTC
Here is the resulting kickstart file. some parts are from my setup, package
selection was filled in by anaconda

# Kickstart file automatically generated by anaconda.

url --url
lang en_EN
langsupport --default=en_EN
keyboard pt-latin1
xconfig --card "ATI Mach64" --videoram 8128 --hsync 31.5-37.9 --vsync 50.0-61.0
--resolution 800x600 --depth 16 --startxonboot  --defaultdesktop gnome
network --device eth0 --bootproto dhcp
rootpw --iscrypted $1$99mmmoAh$pxMbuKPSbLPD4TtkNoflW0
firewall --disabled
selinux --enforcing
authconfig --enableshadow --enablemd5
timezone --utc Europe/Lisbon
bootloader --location=mbr --driveorder=hda --append="quiet rhgb quiet"
# The following is the partition information you requested
# Note that any partitions you deleted are not expressed
# here so unless you clear all partitions first, this is
# not guaranteed to work
#clearpart --all --initlabel
#part /boot --fstype ext3 --size=128 --asprimary
#part / --fstype ext3 --size=1500 --grow
#part swap --size=256 --grow --maxsize=512

@ editors
@ system-tools
@ gnome-software-development
@ x-software-development
@ gnome-desktop
@ base-x
@ printing
@ kde-software-development
@ kde-desktop
@ development-tools
@ graphical-internet


Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2005-06-15 08:33:32 UTC
Please execute this line of code:
$ python -c 'import locale;print locale.setlocale(locale.LC_ALL, "")'

Comment 3 Harald Hoyer 2005-06-15 08:35:47 UTC
$ LANG=en_EN python -c 'import locale;print locale.setlocale(locale.LC_ALL, "")'
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<string>", line 1, in ?
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/", line 379, in setlocale
    return _setlocale(category, locale)
locale.Error: unsupported locale setting

hmmm en_EN does not seem to be a supported locale setting... did you mean:
en_GB ??? :)

$ ls -d /usr/lib/locale/en_??
/usr/lib/locale/en_AU  /usr/lib/locale/en_HK  /usr/lib/locale/en_SG
/usr/lib/locale/en_BW  /usr/lib/locale/en_IE  /usr/lib/locale/en_US
/usr/lib/locale/en_CA  /usr/lib/locale/en_IN  /usr/lib/locale/en_ZA
/usr/lib/locale/en_DK  /usr/lib/locale/en_NZ  /usr/lib/locale/en_ZW
/usr/lib/locale/en_GB  /usr/lib/locale/en_PH

Comment 4 Luis Correia 2005-06-15 08:43:43 UTC
Ok, it 'may' not be supported, but this setting worked without problems with

Has this changed?

Comment 5 Luis Correia 2005-06-15 09:30:04 UTC
Please restore the en_EN locale.

It may be considered as 'international English', the one I would use here in

Neither British or American and should be the default locale if none is specified.

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