f8: NetworkManager + runlevel 3 problem

Aaron Konstam akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Sun Nov 11 14:59:24 UTC 2007

On Sat, 2007-11-10 at 20:15 -0500, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> John Summerfield writes:
> >> 
> >> 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.
> It is very difficult to defend such a broad, absolute statement. All one 
> needs is one counterexample, and your assertion is defeated.
> I have two laptops here, with two different Intel wireless chipsets.
> I installed Fedora 7 on box laptops, and wireless worked from the first 
> boot. Everything's juts peachy. My only complaint is having to enter the 
> stupid gnome keyring password, every time after logging in, in order to 
> retrieve the WPA passphrases.
This last problem is being worked on in NM-0.7, together with making the
connection machine-wide rather than user specific.
Life is both difficult and time consuming.
Aaron Konstam telephone: (210) 656-0355 e-mail: akonstam at sbcglobal.net

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