buggNewSense GNU/Linux - Bugs: bug #28165, problem with netdev group


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bug #28165: problem with netdev group

Submitted by:  Robert Millan <robertmh>
Submitted on:  Fri 04 Dec 2009 03:46:46 PM UTC  
Category:  gNewSense 3 Severity:  4 - Important
Item Group:  mipsel Status:  Invalid
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Danny Clark <djbclark>
Open/Closed:  Closed

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Mon 01 Jul 2013 06:14:21 PM UTC, comment #6:

Squeeze's release notes [1] say that the powerdev group is obsolete. Despite claims in network-manager-gnome's documentation [2] nm-applet works fine for me without being a member of the netdev group.

[1] http://www.debian.org/releases/squeeze/amd64/release-notes/ch-information.en.html#idp1094704
[2] file:///usr/share/doc/network-manager-gnome/README.Debian

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Mon 03 Jan 2011 09:49:56 PM UTC, comment #5:

On the standard installs that I did on a Yeeloong in the past weeks the default user is no longer added to the netdev or powerdev groups. This was confirmed (for the netdev group) by quiliro [1].

[1] http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/gnewsense-users/2011-01/msg00019.html

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Wed 13 Jan 2010 06:37:13 PM UTC, comment #4:

I'll test this sometime this month.

Danny Clark <djbclark>In charge of this item.
Thu 17 Dec 2009 02:15:13 PM UTC, comment #3:

I've just done a fresh install on my Yeeloong. The user was added to both the netdev and powerdev group:

$ egrep "netdev|powerdev" /etc/group

The installer files on my usb stick are dated 2009-12-11.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Sun 13 Dec 2009 02:52:53 PM UTC, comment #2:

User also isn't added to the "powerdev" group.

I can also confirm that this isn't a problem with the beta amd64 gNS 3 installer.

Danny Clark <djbclark>In charge of this item.
Sun 13 Dec 2009 02:49:45 PM UTC, comment #1:

I can confirm this, most recently with the Dec 12th daily build of the yeeloong installer.

Danny Clark <djbclark>In charge of this item.
Fri 04 Dec 2009 03:46:46 PM UTC, original submission:

I was reported user is not always added to netdev group during install.

This has been confirmed NOT to happen on i386 or amd64. Maybe it's specific to yeeloong installer.

Can someone confirm this?

Robert Millan <robertmh>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2013-07-01 samgee CategoryNone => gNewSense 3
        Item GroupNone => mipsel
        StatusReady For Test => Invalid
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2010-01-13 djbclark Severity3 - Normal => 4 - Important
    2010-01-13 djbclark StatusNone => Ready For Test
        Assigned toNone => djbclark

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