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Bug 378501 - Wireless will not allow the use of a fixed IP
Summary: Wireless will not allow the use of a fixed IP
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 134886
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: NetworkManager
Version: 8
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Dan Williams
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-11-12 18:55 UTC by Jerry LeVan
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:12 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2007-11-13 17:02:51 UTC

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Description Jerry LeVan 2007-11-12 18:55:00 UTC
Description of problem:
The Network Manager will not allow the use of a fixed IP ie
DHCP is *always* used

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Network Manager released with Fedora 8

How reproducible:
Configure sys-config-network to use a fixed IP and

Steps to Reproduce:
1. See above
Actual results:
Ifconfig shows that DHCP is used ie I requested
192.168.70 and get ( ie dhcp was used)

Expected results:

Additional info:
It is aggravating not to be able to know the IP of wireless
machines without first doing a query ( makes nfs mounts
a bit tricky).

Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2007-11-13 08:01:34 UTC
NetworkManager or system-config-network???

if you are starting NetworkManager, it will use dhcp, no matter what you
configure in s-c-network.

Comment 2 Dan Williams 2007-11-13 17:02:51 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 134886 ***

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