Fresh install, no network

Gregory Woodbury redwolfe at
Mon Nov 1 03:36:05 UTC 2010

On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 5:42 PM, Patrick O'Callaghan <poc at> wrote:

> I just did a fresh install of F14-RC1 (i.e. the gold version, x86_64)
> with default options and have no network. My F13 system on the same h/w
> and net had no problems. This is a bog-standard wired Ethernet using
> DHCP to a Belkin hub. The net itself is fine as other machines can
> connect, but F14 is dead. The "Edit Connections" dialogue is completely
> normal, IPv4, DHCP for everything etc.
> Attempting to run nm-applet gives a mysterious message about "Could not
> get the session bus". It then dumps core.
> This is about as uncomplicated a setup as it's possible to imagine, and
> yet it doesn't work out of the box. I hate to carp about free software,
> but how can this not have been caught in testing? (Yes I know, but we
> don't all have the time and resources to test the new stuff before
> release)

Does the driver happen to be the e1000e intel driver?

I have an instability problem with that one.
Gregory Woodbury
aka redwolfe in fas
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