Re: update broke NetworkManager

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On Wed, 2009-03-25 at 23:47 -0400, Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
> Christopher A. Williams wrote:
> > On Wed, 2009-03-25 at 23:03 -0400, Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
> >> Kevin Kempter wrote:
> >>> Hi All;
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> I ran a yum update tonite and after a reboot I no longer had a copy of 
> >>> the Network Manager in my system tray. Also I could no longer run the 
> >>> Network Manager (nm-applet) from the command line. It ran but still 
> >>> failed to show up in the system tray.
> >> nm_applet runs in the Notification Area.  Did you lose your Notification 
> >> Area?
> >>
> >> I have 5 different applets running in mine, including Bluetooth Manager, 
> >> Power Manager, NetworkManager Applet, Weather Report, and Volumne 
> >> Applet.  I'd notice if all 5 disappeared from my panel....
> > 
> > I have a friend who is now offline because of this update. I'm trying to
> > help him roll back the change. No rsync backup in this case...
> > 
> > Ideas?
> If his Notification Area has disappeared from his panel, add it back in. 
>   Then NetworkManager Applet will have someplace to run.  If the problem 
> is something else, then, I'm sorry, I can't help.

It' something else for sure. The notification panel is intact.
NetworkManager is refusing to start and the entries for the ethernet
connection are also gone.

Re-creating them manually so of is not working either. I'm having him
switch it from NetworkManager to the old-style Network service. So far,
no dice...



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