Internet Configuration Wizard
boson245 at msn.com
Fri Nov 21 15:13:02 UTC 2003
As far as I know, it is a known bug that everyone is experiencing. In the
file /etc/init.d/network, the symbolic variables relalting to the device
name and provider name are reversed. If you go through bugzilla, there is a
posted fix for it.
>From: David <leutzdb at swbell.net>
>Reply-To: fedora-list at redhat.com
>To: fedora-list at redhat.com
>Subject: Internet Configuration Wizard
>Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2003 09:06:15 -0600
>I have a DSL connection to the internet with SBC. Using the Internet
>Configuration Wizard one has to enter a provider name such as "SBC"
>resulting in a file "/etc/sysconfig/networking-scripts/ifcfg-SBC" being
>created to hold its configuration data.
>However during bootup, I received a message for file "ifcfg-ppp0" not found
>and the connection is not made.
>On a lark, I went back to the wizard, this time using provider name "ppp0",
>resulting in a file "/etc/sysconfig/networking-scripts/ifcfg-ppp0" for the
>Now during bootup, the ifcfg-ppp0 is found and the connection is made as
>My question is, shouldn't the bootup have been properly trying to find
>"ifcfg-SBC" when starting up ppp0 with the original configuration setup?
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