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Re: Wifi dies about once an hour. Bug in update ?



On Tue, 2009-02-03 at 18:36 -0700, Linuxguy123 wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-02-03 at 16:17 -0900, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 3:49 PM, Linuxguy123 <linuxguy123 gmail com> wrote:
> > > Aside: I'd love to have a network manager like what is shipped with F10
> > > Live, but I've never been able to figure out how to get it running.  If
> > > anyone knows, I'd like to tackle that once I get wlan0 running stable.
> > 
> > 
> > Unless you mock with the settings for your network... NetworkManager
> > just runs.  If you are editting connection settings by hand using the
> > legacy network configuration tool then you've probably inadvertently
> > disabled NM's ability to manage that device.  Out of the box NM should
> > require absolutely no configuration for dhcp based dynamic wireless
> > network access.  Its just a matter of selecting the wireless network
> > from NM's selection interface. 
> 
> Exactly which application should I run to select the wireless network to
> use ?  I've always wanted to do this in F10 and I've never been able to.
> I wouldn't be fooling around editing things in the network configuration
> tool in the first place if I had a working NM application.
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I use the NM-applet that's in the bottom panel on KDE. Only trouble I
ever have with it is when I suspend to disk and then I merely restart
NetworkManager service when I wake it up.

Craig


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