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Bug 98159 - TB expected string or buffer
Summary: TB expected string or buffer
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 88147
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-network
Version: 9
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Harald Hoyer
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-06-27 04:06 UTC by John Reiser
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:55 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2006-02-21 18:56:53 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
saved crash report via python dialog (deleted)
2003-06-27 04:08 UTC, John Reiser
no flags Details
saved crash report via python dialog box (2nd try) (deleted)
2003-06-27 04:08 UTC, John Reiser
no flags Details

Description John Reiser 2003-06-27 04:06:29 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20030225

Description of problem:
redhat-config-network (graphical; invoked from GNOME panel System Settings >
Network) crashed when clicking Forward on the ISP settings page for a new modem
device (/dev/input/ttyACM0).  eth0 was already configured and active.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. (GNOME panel; as root) System Settings > Network
2. (eth0 already configured and active) New device; Modem; Forward
3. [Warning: no modem found.  It's a hot-plugged USB modem, and
/proc/bus/usb/devices says that it _is_ there.]
4. Select /dev/input/ttyACM0, 115200 baud, hardware flowcontrol, medium modem
volume, use TouchTone;  Forward
5. Enter 3 digit Area Code, 7 digit Phone (xxx yyyy), Provider name (7
characters), User name (19 characters:, 8 character
password; Forward
6. Crash reported via python dialog box.

Actual Results:  crash

Expected Results:  no crash

Additional info:# rpm -qa | grep python

Comment 1 John Reiser 2003-06-27 04:08:07 UTC
Created attachment 92647 [details]
saved crash report via python dialog

Comment 2 John Reiser 2003-06-27 04:08:42 UTC
Created attachment 92648 [details]
saved crash report via python dialog box (2nd try)

Comment 3 John Reiser 2003-06-27 04:44:37 UTC
redhat-config-network-tui  worked well enough to enter ISP settings, but did not
offer all the options (DNS, etc.).  Finally redhat-config-network did allow
editing all parameters for the modem connection.

Comment 4 Harald Hoyer 2003-06-27 09:51:56 UTC
Please try the update from

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 88147 ***

Comment 5 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:56:53 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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