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Old 02-19-2005, 03:41 PM   #1
bleujaegel
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Network gui crashed after software install


I just tried installing a Linksys WMP54G wireless NIC in a Redhat 9 pc. I installed drivers from Linuxant, and it told me I needed to install GCC and retry the installation. After going through this, I tried to run the Network GUI, and get the following crash:

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Component: redhat-config-network
Version: 1.2.0
Summary: TB /usr/src/build/228093-i386/install/usr/lib/python2.2/sre.py:137:search:TypeError: expected string or buffer
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/sbin/redhat-config-network-gui", line 154, in ?
window = mainDialog()
File "/usr/src/build/226257-noarch/install/usr/share/redhat-config-network/netconfpkg/gui/maindialog.py", line 154, in __init__
File "/usr/src/build/226257-noarch/install/usr/share/redhat-config-network/netconfpkg/gui/maindialog.py", line 225, in load
File "/usr/src/build/226257-noarch/install/usr/share/redhat-config-network/netconfpkg/gui/maindialog.py", line 232, in loadDevices
File "/usr/src/build/226257-noarch/install/usr/share/redhat-config-network/netconfpkg/NCDeviceList.py", line 210, in getDeviceList
File "/usr/src/build/226257-noarch/install/usr/share/redhat-config-network/netconfpkg/NCDeviceList.py", line 117, in load
File "/usr/src/build/226257-noarch/install/usr/share/redhat-config-network/netconfpkg/plugins/NCDevWireless.py", line 34, in load
File "/usr/src/build/226257-noarch/install/usr/share/redhat-config-network/netconfpkg/NCWireless.py", line 52, in load
File "/usr/src/build/228093-i386/install/usr/lib/python2.2/sre.py", line 137, in search
return _compile(pattern, flags).search(string)
TypeError: expected string or buffer

Local variables in innermost frame:
pattern: ^s:
flags: 0
string: None
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I tried reinstalling Redhat-config-network from the add/remove programs list, with no luck. Anyone know how to remove the Linuxant drivers (or any possible dependencies they've created), or fully reinstall the Redhat-config-network package? I'm not sure what is causing the problem, since I installed GCC, and the Linuxant drivers at the same time.
 
Old 02-19-2005, 03:50 PM   #2
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Hmm I don't know how to uninstall them. If you had to compile it then it might work going into the directory from which you installed it and run "make uninstall"

Further ndiswrapper supports your card as well and it's free. Might be something you want to know
 
  


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