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Re: wireless connection and X session



On Tue, 2006-05-02 at 17:32 +0200, François Patte wrote:
> Mikkel L. Ellertson a écrit :
> > François Patte wrote:
> > 
> >>Bonjour,
> >>
> >>I am facing a problem that I don't understand. I installed FC4 on my
> >>laptop and wireless is working fine but if I launch the wireless
> >>connection after the boot (using for instance ifup eth1) I loose the
> >>ownership of the X session, ie I am unable to open any graphical
> >>application.
> >>
> >>If I kill my session and log again, I recover this ownership (and the
> >>wireless connection is not lost...).
> >>
> >>Who can help me?
> >>
> >>Thank you.
> > 
> > Dumb question - is your hostname changing when you bring up the
> > network connection? If so, this will cause problems in X.
> 
> This seems to be exactly the problem and it seems to be present only
> with gnome..... (not appears with kde...)
> 
> What can i do? How to guess the hostname you will get when you want to
> use a wifi in an airport for instance? Shall I put all possible names in
> /etc/hosts?
> 
> I'm interrested to the solution of this problem....
> 
> Thanks.
Well here is my question. If you are using  wireless communication
using DHCP to multiple access points why are you defining a hostname?
Take the hostname the dhcp server gives you.

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Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net>


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