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Re: NetworkManager Problem



On Sat, 2007-07-07 at 12:15 +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Aaron Konstam wrote:
> 
> > Obviously you have a problem but you chose the wrong solution. NM makes
> > wireless easy, network makes it hard. You have disabled the network
> > init.d script from running. If not that may be your problem.
> 
> If WiFi is working, NM is great.
> If WiFi is not working, NM just adds to the problem,
> since you don't know if the difficult lies in NM,
> or in the underlying connection.
> 
> You should say, "NM made wireless easy for me".
> 
> I have a card in one laptop - Orinoco Classic Gold PCMCIA card -
> which works perfectly without NM,
> but which does not work with NM.
> NM actually gives the log message, "Get another card"!
> 
> Basically, NM expects the WiFi device to have a certain scanning facility
> which is not actually necessary for WiFi connection,
> and which this Orinoco card does not have, at least as NM expects.
>  
When your right you are right. NM does not work with some cards.
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