Connection activation failed: Device not managed by NetworkManager

Larry Brower larry at
Mon Jul 5 03:26:34 UTC 2010

Fedora User wrote:
> On Sun, 04 Jul 2010 21:46:42 -0500
> Larry Brower <larry at> wrote:
>> Fedora User wrote:
>>> I have this (WLAN) configured as managed by NM in network
>>> configuration. Now what?
>> The magic 8 ball says "Answer Hazy"
> <rant>
> The whole frigging thing is hazy. And, I am no newbie - going back to
> RH-7.2. Every friggin time I upgrade Fedora, something changes in
> NetworkManager. Moreover, the relationship between NM and Network
> Configuration is obscure at best. 
> Now I am not getting the error message when I restart NM. And what the
> frig is this? 
> "<warn> connection(1) /org/freedesktop/NetworkManagerSettings/1 failed to activate: (2)
> Device not managed by NetworkManager"
> If that (/org/freedesktop...)is a path, it neither exists in the file
> system nor proc.
> </rant>

Now I see what you are saying, and honestly I do not have an answer 
for you. Someone else perhaps might. I tend not to use things like 
network manager.

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