FC-6 NetworkManager needs some love

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Tue Mar 27 10:12:42 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-03-26 at 16:26 +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-03-26 at 16:15 +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
> > 
> > It's got worse in rawhide -- it's now asking for that password after
> > every suspend/resume cycle.
> No, that's by design. gnome-power-manager tells gnome-keyring to "lock"
> on suspend for security. See gnome bug #375681. 

Taken holistically, it's a very broken design. The WEP key it's asking
for is a system-wide thing; in fact it's even stored in the standard
network configuration in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/keys-eth1 -- yet
although NetworkManager obeys _some_ of the standard network
configuration, it ignores the key, and insists on asking mere _users_
about it. And then demands a password before using it. Repeatedly.

That's just crap.


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