system-config-network failed with error 'An unhandled exception has occured'

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  • system-config-network is not working properly at command line
  • Erasing/uninstalling, installing all doesn't resolve the issue
  • Error message when running is:
An unhandled exception has occured.  This is most likely a bug.  Please save the crash dump and file a detailed bug report against system-config-network at
Component: system-config-network
Version: 1.6.0.el6.2
Summary: TB /usr/share/system-config-network/netconfpkg/ [priority,] message string
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/sbin/system-config-network-tui", line 324, in <module>
File "/usr/sbin/system-config-network-tui", line 286, in main
plist = getProfileList()
File "/usr/share/system-config-network/netconfpkg/", line 669, in getProfileList
File "/usr/share/system-config-network/netconfpkg/", line 90, in load
self.loadprof(pr, profdir)
File "/usr/share/system-config-network/netconfpkg/", line 104, in loadprof
devicelist = NCDeviceList.getDeviceList()
File "/usr/share/system-config-network/netconfpkg/", line 329, in getDeviceList
File "/usr/share/system-config-network/netconfpkg/", line 86, in load
devclass = df.getDeviceClass(mtype)
File "/usr/share/system-config-network/netconfpkg/", line 55, in getDeviceClass
log.log(1, "Error: %s not in DeviceFactory!" % devtype)
File "/usr/share/system-config-network/netconfpkg/", line 103, in log
self.handler(message, level = level)
File "/usr/share/system-config-network/netconfpkg/", line 94, in syslog_handler
syslog.syslog(level, msg)
TypeError: [priority,] message string

> /usr/share/system-config-network/netconfpkg/
-> syslog.syslog(level, msg)


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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