Bug 1121308 - nmcli WiMax support
Summary: nmcli WiMax support
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: NetworkManager
Version: 20
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Dan Williams
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
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Reported: 2014-07-19 02:39 UTC by Chris Bell
Modified: 2015-06-29 21:38 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-06-29 21:38:45 UTC

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Description Chris Bell 2014-07-19 02:39:13 UTC
Description of problem: 
NetworkManager 0.9.9 apparently includes support for WiMax radios and connections, however this functionality is not enabled in the nmcli management application. The info pages indicate that this is a compile-time decision. Is there a particular reason WiMax support is not enabled? And if not, can we look into enabling it?

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. On a machine with an installed, recognized wimax radio,
2. Run: nmcli device wimax list Or: nmcli radio wimax 

Actual results:
Error: 'dev' (or 'radio') command 'wimax' is not valid.

Expected results:
Execution of the requested function, possibly followed by a status or error message where appropriate.

Additional info:
I do not know if a GUI frontend suffers the same limitation, as I can't for the life of me figure out how to get a NM GUI over ssh. I'm not actually sure if NM has an official GUI. Also, the NetworkManager logs indicate that it recognizes the wimax radio, and that it's "enabled by state file".

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