Bug 413821

Summary: Network Manager fails to associate with ap, old "ifup" works fine.
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Jason M. Sullivan <jsullivan>
Component: NetworkManagerAssignee: Dan Williams <dcbw>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 8CC: dcbw, wtogami
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Hardware: i686   
OS: Linux   
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/var/log/messages from NetworkManager none

Description Jason M. Sullivan 2007-12-06 12:41:53 UTC
Description of problem:
I've got a Thinkpad T23 with a Prism2.5 802.11b wireless card.  When it tries to
associate with my AP (no security enabled except for MAC filtering), it seems to
get all the way to the DHCP client, but never gets an address.  I then shut down
NetworkManager, do an "ifup eth1", and everthing is dandy.

I've got an R50 with the Atheros chipset running the same release that works
fine on the same AP.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible: Every time.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log in.
2. Watch NetworkManager try to connect.
3. Watch connection process fail.
Actual results:
No connection is made.

Expected results:
A happy, working network connection.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jason M. Sullivan 2007-12-06 12:41:53 UTC
Created attachment 279671 [details]
/var/log/messages from NetworkManager

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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 05:26:24 UTC
Fedora 8 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-01-07. Fedora 8 is 
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