Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1031583
wifi network device turn off/on modifies all wifi devices, rather than just the one selected.
Last modified: 2015-06-29 08:58:33 EDT
Description of problem:
I have a PCI wifi device and a USB wifi device on my laptop. I want to turn off the PCI one and leave the USB one on, however when I turn off PCI via top-right-hand-corner-click->PCI-wifi->turn off, both USB and PCI wifi devices turn off, the network disconnected icon appears in top right and so does aeroplane icon. If I have 3 wifi devices, (1 PCI, 2 USB) they all disconnect when one is turned off. Turning on one device turns them all on again.
I think turn on/off should affect only the particular device.
nmcli dev disconnect is a workaround.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Created attachment 851893 [details]
Allow disconnect on a per-device basis.
Attached patch gets the behavior I expected. The label "Turn-Off" is changed to "Disconnect" and no "Turn-On" is shown. The Turn-Off/Turn-On button in the Settings->Network still disables all wifi devices.
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