NetworkManager disabling networking over a suspend

Kevin J. Cummings cummings at
Mon Jan 19 07:22:12 UTC 2009

Craig White wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-01-19 at 01:20 -0500, Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
>> Has anyone else seem this recently, my F9 laptop (running X86_64, and 
>> up-to-date) has recently been real finicky about whether or not it will 
>> restore the wireless connection it had when it was suspended.  More 
>> often than not (lately) NM comes back in "networking disabled" mode 
>> rather that in enabled mode and attempting to restore the previous 
>> wireless connection.  Granted, telling NM to re-enable networking is 
>> usually sufficient to restore the wireless connection, but I don't 
>> remember having to do a lot of this in the past.  OK, maybe some manual 
>> network password specifying in the pop-up window, but not the networking 
>> disabled condition.
> ----
> if it's any comfort, my new Acer Aspire One does the same on F10 but I
> just got it and my previous Sony PictureBook was running FC4 so I don't
> have anything to compare it to.

Thanks.  I've added my $0.02 to Bugzilla#466136  It at least claims that 
  NM malfunctions after a resume from suspend.  General enough complaint 
to include my problem.  B^)

> Craig

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