[K12OSN] yum problem - odd dependency with wireless-tools

Dan Young dan_young at parkrose.k12.or.us
Thu Feb 3 18:02:21 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-02-03 at 12:37 -0500, Henry Hartley wrote:
> -- Start ----------------------------------------------
> On Thu, 3 Feb 2005 11:40:11 -0500 (EST), William Hooper
> <whooperhsd3 at earthlink.net> wrote:
> > the Fedora repos don't have wireless-tools-28.  IIRC it was released and
> > then pulled back because of the issue with NM.
> > 
> This is true. When wireless-tools-28 was released, it caused problems
> with NetworkManager and KDENetwork packages, as well as having some
> internal conflict with itself causing it to think that
> wireless-tools-27 was a dependency.
> wireless-tools-28 was then removed from the released packages.
> This issue has been discussed several times. Searching the archives
> for more information might be helpful. (and should be done before
> posting new questions anyhow).
> -- End ------------------------------------------------
> So, I suspect that wireless-tools-28 should be removed from the k12ltsp
> repository.  Thoughts or comments (or suggestions about what I should do)
> welcome.  Thanks.

AFAIK, NetworkManager only works in a DHCP client configuration; not w/
static addressing. For servers, I just:

rpm -e NetworkManager wireless-tools

Dan Young <dan_young at parkrose.k12.or.us>
Parkrose School District

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