NetworkManager-0.7 can't make new wireless connection

Chuck Anderson cra at WPI.EDU
Sat Sep 29 02:35:51 UTC 2007

On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 04:20:09PM -0400, Chuck Anderson wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 04:10:36PM -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 10:28:36AM -0700, darrell pfeifer wrote:
> > > With NetworkManager-0.7.0-0.3.svn2886.fc8 most of the strangeness has
> > > gone away.  I can use it to connect to wireless networks again without
> > > a lot of service restarting.
> > 
> > Yeah, works for me too.
> Not working here.  I use the ath5k driver and it scans and find 
> wireless networks, but when I click on them (WPA/WPA2 Enterprise 
> required) nothing happens--no pop up, no dialog asking for certificate 
> files, nothing.

Ok, so I tried on an open wireless network.  It seems to connect but 
then fails to DHCP (timeout).  If I disable NM completely and run 
iwconfig/dhclient manually, everything works.

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