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Re: NetworkManager disabling networking over a suspend



On Monday 19 January 2009 12:40:08 Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
> > Has anyone else seem this recently, my F9 laptop (running X86_64, and
> > up-to-date) has recently been real finicky about whether or not it will
> > restore the wireless connection it had when it was suspended.  More
> > often than not (lately) NM comes back in "networking disabled" mode
> > rather that in enabled mode and attempting to restore the previous
> > wireless connection.  Granted, telling NM to re-enable networking is
> > usually sufficient to restore the wireless connection, but I don't
> > remember having to do a lot of this in the past.  OK, maybe some manual
> > network password specifying in the pop-up window, but not the networking
> > disabled condition.
>
> I have had this problem, with F-9 and F-10, for some time.
>
> Also, I don't find it as easy as you suggest to re-connect.
> I get into the dreaded infinite loop,
> where NM asks me repeatedly for my key.
> [NM seems to suffer from short-term memory loss.]
>
> I have to re-boot, which makes suspension rather pointless.

This happens also when NM drops the connection, which can happen at any time 
from a few hours to as many as 21 hours.  If you are able to work without it 
for a time, it can be re-connected.  There are various bug reports about this 
sort of thing, and I've attached logs to 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=472248, as I'm sure this is one 
single problem affecting a few scenarios.

Anne

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