NetworkManager-0.7 can't make new wireless connection
mjs at CLEMSON.EDU
Sat Sep 29 17:32:38 UTC 2007
On Fri, 2007-09-28 at 20:35 -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-09-28 at 18:28 -0400, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> > Tried to create a VPNC connection, but the wizard just exits after I
> > select the vpnc connection type (which is the only type offered at this
> > point). Is that supposed to work yet?
> You need NetworkManager-vpnc from koji (not tagged for rawhide atm) plus
> a manual tweak. That's fixed in upstream svn, so a new build will take
> care of that problem. The other outstanding vpn problem is that you
> have to restart nm-applet for it to notice the new VPN connection.
> Working on that...
OK I can wait a bit.
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.
Plus I ran into some quirks with keyrings, but that's another topic.
Clemson University Math Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu
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