Re: NM doesnt honor static ip option set with NM applet

On Sat, 2010-07-24 at 14:54 -0400, .. ink .. wrote:
> i have looked for an official area to report bugs but couldnt find any
> and hence i decided to report it here. Can somebody point me to a bug
> tracker for this project? I use kde and i am aware of but
> not gnome's equivalent.
> There seem to be a bug somewhere on how NM accepts and handles a wish
> to use static ip address since the problem appear on both nm-applet
> and knetworkmanager-kde4
> using NM 0.8 and both nm-applet and knetworkmanager show the same
> problem. They both do not seem to pass a wish and settings to use a
> static ip address with a connection and hence they always use a
> dynamic one offered by dhcp

Are you using nm-connection-editor or the KDE equivalent to enter the
static IP address in to the IPv4 configuration section?  Can you
describe the specific steps you're taking that show the problem?


> The only way to use a static ip is to set one in
> "/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcg-wlan0" config file and
> nm-applet/knetworkmanager will use the info there when a connection is
> set to use a static ip.
> This creates problems because there is only one "ifcfg-wlan0" config
> file and hence i cant set different connections to use different
> static ip addresses.
> the config file has the following info at the moment
> DEVICE=wlan0
> BOOTPROTO=static
> ONBOOT=yes
> DNS1=<removed>
> DNS2=<removed>
> i am using pclinuxos2010
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