Only supports adding VLAN up to 100

Bug #1167890 reported by Thomas Novin
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
network-manager-applet (Ubuntu)
Triaged
Medium
Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre
Raring
Won't Fix
Medium
Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre

Bug Description

The GUI for adding a VLAN interface only supports ID up till 100 for some reason. This should be up to 4095.

$ apt-cache policy network-manager-gnome
network-manager-gnome:
  Installed: 0.9.8.0-1ubuntu2
  Candidate: 0.9.8.0-1ubuntu2
  Version table:
 *** 0.9.8.0-1ubuntu2 0
        500 http://se.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ raring/main i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

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Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre (cyphermox) wrote :

Confirming. We'll fix this as a SRU for raring.

Changed in network-manager-applet (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre (mathieu-tl)
tags: added: nm-sru-candidate
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Tudor Holton (tudor) wrote :

Has there been movement on this? On the surface it looks like a qualifier for 1000 cuts, particularly since most cloud VLANs start at 100 by default, in my experience.

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Tudor Holton (tudor) wrote :

If you're looking for a quick solution to this:

1) Create a VLAN connection using the GUI

2) Edit the file /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/[VLAN Connection]

3) Under [vlan] change the id to your proper id

4a) Reboot, or

4b) i)Delete the link on the command line: ip link del [vlan]

ii) Restart NetworkManager: service network-manager restart

Now your vlan should be working.

*Warning: The GUI will still show the VLAN ID as 100. If you don't edit it, it won't edit the file.*

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Rolf Leggewie (r0lf) wrote :

raring has seen the end of its life and is no longer receiving any updates. Marking the raring task for this ticket as "Won't Fix".

Changed in network-manager-applet (Ubuntu Raring):
status: Triaged → Won't Fix
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