NetworkManager-0.7 can't make new wireless connection

Dan Williams dcbw at
Mon Oct 1 15:01:43 UTC 2007

On Sat, 2007-09-29 at 20:25 -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 29, 2007 at 01:32:38PM -0400, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> > Also noticed that (now that I have a connection defined) it doesn't
> > connect automatically when NM/nm-applet starts (e.g., when I log in).  I
> > have to pull down the menu and select it.  My F7 machine NM-0.6.5
> > connects to the most recently used WAP in range when it starts.
> You can use gconf-editor to toggle the autoconnect flag for the connections,
> once you've connected once. This seems to work.
> (With the caveat that the whole thing is acting really flaky for me. Once
> I connect to one network -- or even *try* to connect -- the network card
> then loses the ability to scan for any networks or connect to other ones
> until I reboot.)

A driver based on mac80211 perhaps?  which one?  At least ipw2200 has
been pretty stable for me; I have also tried rt76_usb + mac80211 and
that's been OK.


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