F12 RC3 Can't create modem network connection

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Tue Nov 10 07:15:07 UTC 2009

On Mon, 2009-11-09 at 20:43 -0600, Jim Haynes wrote:
> I installed F12 RC3 in what I think is a typical gnome desktop
> configuration, and I customized the installation to select
> dialup networking.  Then I tried to use System->Administration->Network
> to create a new modem connection.  The program crashed with the following
> error report
> Component: system-config-network
> Version: 1.5.99
> Summary: TBf1b4415d NCPluginDevModem.py:37:getModemList:ImportError: No module named kudzu
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>    File "/usr/share/system-config-network/netconfpkg/gui/NCPluginModemInterface.py", line 136, in on_Modem_prepare
>      dlist = getModemList()
>    File "/usr/share/system-config-network/netconfpkg/plugins/NCPluginDevModem.py", line 37, in getModemList
>      import kudzu
> ImportError: No module named kudzu
> Local variables in innermost frame:
> I checked and there is no kudzu package installed, but I don't know if
> that is the cause of the above error.
> jhhaynes at earthlink dot net

It almost certainly is.

Harald appears to have (incorrectly?) silently dropped the requirement
of kudzu in 1.5.97:


However, I think you should be able to configure the connection via
NetworkManager, and that would be the preferred method. Can you try
that? Thanks.

Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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