Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1019525
NetworkManager treats wifi as wired ethernet. Wifi doesn't work
Last modified: 2013-10-16 11:43:38 EDT
Description of problem:
NetworkManager treats wifi as wired ethernet. Wifi doesn't work.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot computer
2. Log in to XFCE (or Gnome but the network UI is less useful...)
3. Click on Network Manager applet
Wifi card is listed as: Ethernet network (Realtek RTL8192E/RTL8192SE)
No list of wireless networks is presented
Can also be seen using nmcli:
$ nmcli d
DEVICE TYPE STATE
p4p1 ethernet connected
wlan0 ethernet unavailable
lo loopback unmanaged
Realtek RTL8192E adaptor listed as wireless ethernet. List of wireless networks displayed in nm applet.
Computer is a Samsung N140 Atom Netbook from 2009. It was previously working with Fedora 19. Upgraded from Fedora 19 using fedup on 15/10/2013.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1015598 ***