Powered stated on on board ethernet technology is false.

Sameer Naik sameer.subscriptions at damagehead.com
Fri Feb 24 02:26:49 PST 2012


Apparently the technology is being enabled before it is even in the
technology_list. Since the technology cannot be found in the
technology list, its enabled flag remains unset.

On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 1:35 AM, Sameer Naik
<sameer.subscriptions at damagehead.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Have been trying to figure out what the issue is. No leads yet.
>
> One thing though is that the "Powered" state response to the dbus call
> depends on whether the technology is enabled.
>
> if (technology->enabled > 0)
>    powered = TRUE;
>  else
>    powered = FALSE;
>
> The logs show that the device is powered (as you pointed out). The
> code flow shows that the technology is disabled.
>
> Regards
> ~Sameer
>
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 10:38 PM, Sameer Naik
> <sameer.subscriptions at damagehead.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> Yes, this happens every single time. One thing worth noting is that i
>> have my rootfs mounted over NFS. So the ethernet interface is already
>> connected before connman starts up. Maybe this is causing the issue.
>>
>> I launch connman via boot scripts with the following command
>>
>> $ connmand -W wext
>>
>> Technologies enabled are: ethernet, wifi
>> Plugins enabled are: ether google loopback wifi
>>
>> My settings file contains the following.
>>
>> [global]
>> OfflineMode=false
>> Timeservers=0.pool.ntp.org;1.pool.ntp.org;2.pool.ntp.org;3.pool.ntp.org
>>
>> [WiFi]
>> Enable=true
>>
>> [Bluetooth]
>> Enable=false
>>
>> [Wired]
>> Enable=true
>>
>> [3G]
>> Enable=false
>>
>> [WiMAX]
>> Enable=false
>>
>> Regards
>> ~Sameer
>>
>> On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 5:09 PM, alok barsode <alokbarsode at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 11:11 AM, Sameer Naik <
>>> sameer.subscriptions at damagehead.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hello Alok,
>>>>
>>>> Please find attached connman.log file.
>>>> Do let me know if you need me to generate logs for specific modules.
>>>>
>>>>
>>> Thanks for the log. I can see connman_device_set_powered() powered 1 called
>>> on the ethernet device. so i dont know why it shows powered=false.
>>> I am not able to repordude this problem. Do u see this every time ?  How
>>> can i reproduce this? any specific setup? what does ur
>>> /var/lib/connman/settings
>>> say?
>>>
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Alok.
>>>
>>>
>>> Regards
>>>> ~Sameer
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 1:18 PM, alok barsode <alokbarsode at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> > Hi Sameer,
>>>> >
>>>> > On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 7:47 AM, Sameer Naik <
>>>> > sameer.subscriptions at damagehead.com> wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> >> Hi,
>>>> >>
>>>> >> I have a system with on board ethernet and using connman git head.
>>>> >> When i query the technology it says Powered state is "false" and at
>>>> >> the same time "Connected" state is "true."
>>>> >>
>>>> >> $ dbus-send --system --print-reply --dest=net.connman /net/c
>>>> >> onnman/technology/ethernet net.connman.Technology.GetProperties
>>>> >> method return sender=:1.0 -> dest=:1.27 reply_serial=2
>>>> >>   array [
>>>> >>      dict entry(
>>>> >>         string "Name"
>>>> >>         variant             string "Wired"
>>>> >>      )
>>>> >>      dict entry(
>>>> >>         string "Type"
>>>> >>         variant             string "ethernet"
>>>> >>      )
>>>> >>      dict entry(
>>>> >>         string "Powered"
>>>> >>         variant             boolean false
>>>> >>      )
>>>> >>      dict entry(
>>>> >>         string "Connected"
>>>> >>         variant             boolean true
>>>> >>      )
>>>> >>      dict entry(
>>>> >>         string "Tethering"
>>>> >>         variant             boolean false
>>>> >>      )
>>>> >>   ]
>>>> >>
>>>> >> We definitely need more info that this, connman logs, setup details.
>>>> > Its very tough to say what the problem is just from a dbus-send output.
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >> Regards
>>>> >> ~Sameer
>>>> >>
>>>> >
>>>> > Cheers,
>>>> > Alok.
>>>> >
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