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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