Is NetworkManager really as broken as it seems?
che666 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 14:39:33 UTC 2007
2007/10/17, Antonio <antonio.montagnani at gmail.com>:
> 2007/10/17, Fulko Hew <fulko.hew at gmail.com>:
> > I'll try asking one more time before I give up on F8...
> > Is NetworkManager/KNetworkManager really as broken as it seems?
> > On my (laptop) system, as soon as I start
> > NetworkManager/NetworkManagerDispatcher it:
> > a) doesn't know about any wireless device,
> > b) forgets about and DISABLES the existing wired connection
> > So my only recourse is to kill of *NetworkManager* and do an 'ifup eth0'.
> > Seems to me that make it _very_ broken.
> > Am I the _only_ one experiencing these catastrophic failures?
> > There are over 200 Bugzilla entries against this software, and given
> > that, I'd expect that there would be new versions of their RPMs
> > coming out each day to slowly try to resolve these things. Or is there
> > some other strategic activity/non-activity going on behind the scenes?
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> In my experience, Network Manager works fine between wired and
> wireless nets but:
> it doesn't connect to a WPA wireless network if I am getting DHCP from
> a DHCP server
> If I fix the IP number both on wired interface and wireless interface,
> it seems to work.
> Antonio Montagnani
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