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Bug 80355 - TB rhpl/ TypeError: len() of unsized object
Summary: TB rhpl/ TypeError: len() of unsized...
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: rhpl
Version: phoebe
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Harald Hoyer
QA Contact:
: 80869 81537 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
Blocks: 79578
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-12-24 22:23 UTC by Warren Togami
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2003-02-24 11:40:18 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use) and changes (deleted)
2003-01-02 17:49 UTC, Paul Coleman
no flags Details

Description Warren Togami 2002-12-24 22:23:02 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20021218

Description of problem:
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After a text mode install from ISO's on another partition, I have no network
devices configured.  Within redhat-config-network I added my 8139too ethernet
device.  After I clicked "Activate" then "Yes", redhat-config-network crashes
after the "Network device activating..."

window pops Component: redhat-config-network
Version: 1.1.86
Summary: TB

TypeError: len() of unsized object

Traceback (most recent call last):
line 734, in on_deviceActivateButton_clicked
      (status, txt) = intf.activate(device)
"/usr/sbin/../share/redhat-config-network/netconfpkg/", line
107, in activate
      return gtkExecWithCaptureStatus(command, [command, device])
    File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/rhpl/", line 216,
in gtkExecWithCaptureStatus
      if len(catchfd):
TypeError: len() of unsized object

Local variables in innermost frame:
gtk: <module 'gtk' from
catchfd: 1
searchPath: 0
read: 13
stdin: 0
argv: ['/sbin/ifup', 'eth0']
write: 14
command: /sbin/ifup
closefd: -1
root: /
childpid: 0
up.  Traceback:

I can also reproduce this every time after removing the device and re-adding.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Phoebe redhat-config-network-1.1.86-1

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start with no devices in redhat-config-network
2. Add 8139too device
3. Click activate

Comment 1 Paul Jenner 2002-12-30 11:52:30 UTC
Confirmed the same crash activating an interface in bug #80712.

Comment 2 Paul Coleman 2003-01-02 17:49:15 UTC
Created attachment 89061 [details] and changes

Comment 3 Harald Hoyer 2003-01-08 16:44:54 UTC
should be fixed in rhpl > 0.72

Comment 4 Harald Hoyer 2003-01-08 17:00:31 UTC
*** Bug 80869 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 5 Harald Hoyer 2003-01-13 11:05:43 UTC
*** Bug 81537 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 6 Jay Turner 2003-01-21 15:35:50 UTC
Warren, can you confirm this issue has been resolved?

Comment 7 Warren Togami 2003-02-24 10:01:17 UTC
Confirmed with:

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