NetworkManager-0.7 can't make new wireless connection

Matthew Saltzman mjs at CLEMSON.EDU
Fri Sep 28 22:04:41 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-09-28 at 17:33 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Sep 2007 17:29:40 -0400
> Matthew Saltzman <mjs at CLEMSON.EDU> wrote:
> > At home, I see my WPA-encrypted, broadcast-SSID router in the
> > pull-down menu.  When I select it, I get prompted for a
> > password/passphrase with no way to choose the encryption format.  The
> > Connect button is grayed out.  Entering my passphrase (or indeed, any
> > string of any length) never activates the connect button.
> Right now, all input must be in HEX form.  wpa_passphrase <essid>
> <passphrase> should help here.  Yes, this should be fixed in the next
> build.
> > 
> > As an aside, the second time I pop up the password dialog box, it is a
> > tiny icon with no ability to see anything or change the size.  The
> > only way to restore the box to its full size is to restart nm-applet.
> This is known, not sure if there is an imminent fix forthcoming.
> > 
> > "Connect to other..." and "Create new..." are still grayed out.
> The UI for those is as of yet unwritten.  We hope to have it done by F8
> final, but they won't make the test3 cut.

This explains a lot, thanks.

If this last feature is not ready for F8, will you ship with unfinished
0.7 or drop back to 0.6.5?

                Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu

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