Opened 11 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

#1113 closed defect (wontfix)

NM should autoassign a link-local address if no DHCP server is available

Reported by: CarolineM Owned by: tomeu
Priority: High Milestone:
Component: Sugar Version: Unspecified
Severity: Critical Keywords: GPA
Cc: sascha_silbe Distribution/OS: Unspecified
Bug Status: Unconfirmed

Description

For the GPA School I would like to set up 4-6 computers in the back of classrooms. We may well not have internet to the classroom so I'd like the cluster to collaborate locally with each other.

I tested this at an Expo I went to recently. I had 4 laptop and I connected them with ethernet cable to a netgear ethernet switch. They did not see each other :(

How can I make this work?

Change History (7)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by sascha_silbe

  • Cc sascha_silbe added

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by tomeu

  • Summary changed from Local Collaboration fails with a ethernet swtich to NM should autoassign a link-local address if no DHCP server is available

From conversations in the mailing list, I understand that the problem was that no dhcp server was in the network.

Still, NetworkManager could assign itself a link-local address if no dhcp server is available.

comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by tomeu

  • Milestone changed from Unspecified by Release Team to 0.86

comment:4 Changed 11 years ago by sascha_silbe

  • Component changed from sugar to SoaS
  • Distribution/OS changed from SoaS to Unspecified
  • Owner changed from tomeu to mchua sdz

Bulk change distribution=SoaS -> component=SoaS

comment:5 Changed 11 years ago by sdz

  • Component changed from SoaS to sugar
  • Owner changed from mchua sdz to tomeu
  • Status changed from new to assigned

Assigning back to Sugar.

comment:6 Changed 8 years ago by dnarvaez

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from assigned to closed

Patches welcome, but it seems a bit of a side case.

comment:7 Changed 7 years ago by dnarvaez

  • Milestone 0.86 deleted

Milestone 0.86 deleted

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