Network manager won't reconnect
Bruno Wolff III
bruno at wolff.to
Wed Oct 19 03:55:54 UTC 2011
On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 20:35:33 -0700,
John Wendel <jwendel10 at comcast.net> wrote:
> Fedora 15 - Gnome 3 - on an old Intel based laptop.
> I'm having a problem with a wireless network connection. For some
> unknown reason, the connection drops frequently. When this happens,
> network manager prompts for the password (which it has stored correctly)
> and then is unable to reconnect to the network. Rebooting fixes the
> problem, until the next disconnect.
> Anybody have a solution?
I get this on a laptop when transferring large files fairly regularly.
I restart NetworkManger which is less pain than a reboot, but still
If you are using the free firmware for a Broadcom chip, you might consider
trying out Broadcom's firmware to see if that works better for you.
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