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Re: problem with NetworkManager



On Thu, 2009-04-09 at 23:53 +0100, psmith wrote:
> Craig White wrote:
> > Wireless was working fine on F10 but when I updated to F11-Beta and then
> > did a yum update which pretty much updated everything, my wired network
> > is OK but wireless is not. I can't point the finger at NetworkManager on
> > F11 because I am not all that familiar with how it's supposed to work
> > because it just worked on F10 and before that, my previous laptop
> > pre-dated NM.
> >
> > For some reason that I don't understand, the KDE Networking Widget in
> > the status tray has 'Enable Wireless' dimmed ('Enable Networking' is of
> > course checked).
> >
> > I cannot connect to my wireless LAN at all.
> >
> > Any suggestions?
> >
> > Craig
> >
> > I did some editing to ifcfg-wlan0 because for some reason, NM_CONTROLLED
> > and USERCTL were set to no after the update.
> >
> > # cat /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-wlan0
> > # Atheros Communications Inc. AR242x 802.11abg Wireless PCI Express
> > Adapter
> > DEVICE=wlan0
> > HWADDR=00:23:4e:7e:61:bf
> > BOOTPROTO=dhcp
> > TYPE=Wireless
> > ONBOOT=no
> > USERCTL=yes
> > PEERDNS=yes
> > IPV6INIT=no
> > NM_CONTROLLED=yes
> > RATE=auto
> > MODE=Auto
> > ESSID=
> > CHANNEL=
> >
> >
> >
> >   
> i had a similar problem in F11 beta on my aspire one, it was caused by 
> the acer_wmi module, try removing that if it's loaded and see if it 
> makes a difference
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all the difference in the world...thanks

Craig


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