f8: NetworkManager + runlevel 3 problem

David Boles dgboles at gmail.com
Sun Nov 11 01:00:01 UTC 2007

John Summerfield wrote:
> Chris Jones wrote:
>> On Sun, 2007-11-11 at 00:52 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>>> John Summerfield wrote:
>>>> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>>>>> Ya. I meant tied to a any particular desktop environment.
>>>> Until that's undone, it's not going to be very useful to me. I have
>>>> two desktop computers with PCI wireless cards, one's acting as a
>>>> relay. I have three Linux laptops with wireless, one's acting as a 
>>>> relay. Any of the others might have both interfaces active at any
>>>> time, and there's no guessing which (if either) should be the
>>>> gateway to the Internet.
>>>> None of my Linux laptops and only one of the wireless desktops boots
>>>> to runlevel 5.
>>> Then just use iwconfig and forget about NM?
>> Maybe he wants the additional functionality or flexibility presented by
>> NM (not saying this is the case, just postulating) - What I don't
>> understand is why it is so hard for you to acknowledge that someone
>> might what to try benefit from NM in a non-graphical environment.
>> Just telling users to suck it up and use something else instead is very
>> dismissive.
> Thanks Chris.
> Wireless on Fedora sucks, and it seems it will suck for time to come.

Do you know of, can you name, another distro where "Wireless" does not
"sucks"? Just curious here because I thought that this a Linux, in
general, driver problem caused by proprietary drivers and not just the
fault of Fedora.



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