Bug 181914 - ssid configuration not kept after a restart
Summary: ssid configuration not kept after a restart
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: wpa_supplicant   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Dan Williams
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Reported: 2006-02-17 18:53 UTC by Olu Akins
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-03-09 19:39:46 UTC
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spec file used in the rebuild (5.42 KB, text/plain)
2006-02-17 18:53 UTC, Olu Akins
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Description Olu Akins 2006-02-17 18:53:25 UTC
Description of problem:
Use the wpa_gui to detected available ssid, configure the encryption, save and
connect. Restart my system and launch wpa_gui. I discover I have no configured
ssid. Which means I have to start the whole process again

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

How reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Launch wpa_gui, scan, type in encryption and save
2. Execute ifup wlan0, connected, then restart desktop
3. Launch wpa_gui, no already configured ssid from step 1
Actual results: Already configured ssid is not saved

Expected results: wpa_supplicant.conf should retain already configured ssid

Additional info: Rebuild the src.rpm file with the original wpa_supplicant.conf
and modified the spec file with buildrequire section. Tested and it is working

Comment 1 Olu Akins 2006-02-17 18:53:26 UTC
Created attachment 124828 [details]
spec file used in the rebuild

Comment 2 Uwe Beck 2006-02-23 13:07:29 UTC
I think you should set in wpa_supplicant.conf:


Hope this work.

Comment 3 Dan Williams 2006-03-09 19:39:46 UTC
Sounds good, thanks for the tip.  Fedora ships what upstream does, and upstream
doesn't include update_config=1 in their wpa_supplicant.conf.  Most people
should be using NetworkManager or somesuch tool for GUI network config anyway.

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