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Re: [opensuse-factory] Network failure when installing 12.3 RC2
On 03/01/2013 10:39 PM, Carlos E. R. wrote:

I just installed 12.3 RC2 this afternoon, from the DVD. I use the XFCE

Yast during installation asked for the details of my network (wifi), but
the test failed, and the details box was empty. The configuration was
that of ifup mode.

When I finally booted, I could not login as user (xfce). This has an
update that corrects it, but I had no network. Had to login as root.

YaST network module said that the configuration was handled by network
manager, but there was no applet in sight. I switched to ifup mode, and
all the data I had entered during config was there. I accepted, then
YaST said that it had to install smpppd, and failed because there was no

This smpppd package should have been installed earlier from the DVD, if
it is necesary. It is absurd that to configure network you have to
install a package that requires network.

Checking, I did have network running, but there was no default route
set, so no access to internet. No matter if I clicked to obtain route
from dhcp or manually iinYaST, it was ignored.

However, a manual restart of "rcnetwork" succeeded and I got Internet.
Then, YaST network module also succeeded to install smpppd, and setup
default route as well.

And the update repaired XFCE access as user, too.

Do you want a bugzilla about this?

I had to add manually pam_systemd to /etc/pam.d/common-session, because
my loginctl output was empty:
session required
session required try_first_pass
session required
session optional
session optional

I think this is reported as

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