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Old 09-27-2009, 04:32 PM   #1
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NetworkManager : edit connections --> no access to eth0


When I go to NetworkManager > Edit Connections > Wired I see 1 interface 'eth0'. I am unable to hit the edit-button to, for example, assign a fixed IP. The button is greyed out...

When I go to the Wireless-tab I see the SSID of my wireless network and I can hit the edit-button to edit the connection like changing the connection name etc...

So how about the eth0-interface ?! Why is this connection 'locked' ?
 
Old 09-27-2009, 04:38 PM   #2
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Are you launching the app as root?
 
Old 09-27-2009, 04:54 PM   #3
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Use the network sysconfig dialog or edit the ifcfg-eth0 config files.
 
Old 09-27-2009, 04:59 PM   #4
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I am not running NetworkManager as root but in ifcfg-eth0 I have the following :
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USERCTL=yes
PEERDNS=yes
NM_CONTROLLED=yes
 
Old 09-27-2009, 05:25 PM   #5
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I just check on Fedora 11, when run system-config-network, it prompt me with a dialog to enter root password from there I was able to make all the configurations I need. While you in system-config-network, and hit edit, disable Managed by network manager. I'll give you some pics as a reference, hold on.

I'm not using my eth0, I'm using wireless all the the time. I just installed the NetworkManager command line utility, cnetworkmanager and do my connections from there. For eth0, I do them in system-config-network. However, nm-applet should had allowed to manage you connections from there. Don't know why...
 
Old 09-28-2009, 08:02 AM   #6
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However, nm-applet should had allowed to manage you connections from there. Don't know why...
Yep, it beats me too. I can make another interface and this one is perfectly configurable...

I've added a screenshot which shows how the buttons are greyed out...
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