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Re: Connection Sharing in NetworkManager

On Tue, 2008-10-21 at 15:00 -0600, Neville A. Cross wrote:
> 2008/10/21 Paul W. Frields <stickster gmail com>:
> > You don't include any details about what problems you had, so it's hard
> > to know how to respond.  Perhaps you could do the following?
> I hoped for a manual that I can read. I make ay with network manager,
> without one, but I feel better having something what does each option
> and not guessing by trial and error.
> >
> > (1)  Make sure the problem can be duplicated
> I am using a live CD, I haven't installed anything into my computer yet.
> I first tryed with my desktop setting up sharing. I was unsure if it
> was meant for wifi/eth and eth/eth requiered one more step.
> Then I tried on my laptop, there I had a clear step to create a new
> network. It tried to connect but remained unconnected... I guessed
> that maybe it was not obvious, I used another wifi to explore and see
> if it was ready, but nothing.
> My laptop is Toshiba A65 with a wifi Atheros card. I was able to
> connect to the wifi network from my office with it using the livecd,
> as I wanted to be sure that it was working properly before asking.
> > (2)* (preferred)  File a bug in Bugzilla that states the problem
> I am unsure to file a bug, because I do not know what I am doing. If I
> need to install it to my computer and does not work as livecd. Or if I
> need to install dhcpd service before going for network sharing.
> > (3)  Email the fedora-desktop-list to bring attention to the issue
> I will give it another try... and write more details.
> >
> > We certainly want this to work as advertised, in the same way that I
> > witnessed right in front of me when I shot that film myself! ;-)
> >
> Thanks for your fast reply.

Neville, please share further problems with the fedora-test-list,
instead of this one.  You'll get faster and better answers there.  That
list is for people testing the pre-releases of Fedora (and doing other
testing).  This list is just for marketing Fedora.

Join here:

Thank you!

Paul W. Frields
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