Bug 196164 - NetworkManager unable to connect to wireless network with several accesspoints
NetworkManager unable to connect to wireless network with several accesspoints
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: NetworkManager (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Dan Williams
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Reported: 2006-06-21 13:48 EDT by Ole Dalgaard
Modified: 2008-05-06 12:01 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-05-06 12:01:51 EDT
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From /var/log/messages (13.22 KB, text/plain)
2006-06-21 13:48 EDT, Ole Dalgaard
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Description Ole Dalgaard 2006-06-21 13:48:31 EDT
Description of problem:

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

How reproducible:
Almost allways

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Find or create a wireless network consisting of several accesspoints, make
them broadcast the same ESSID, use no encryption.
2. Try to join the network

These wireless networks are often found at universities and conference centers.
Actual results:
Unable to join, it tries but fails.

Expected results:
To join the network

Additional info:
See the attached log, it lists 4 accesspoints with ESSID "panoulu", then it
tries to associate with an non-existing accesspoint.
I would prefer if it tried every single one of the four listed panoulu accesspoints.
Comment 1 Ole Dalgaard 2006-06-21 13:48:32 EDT
Created attachment 131300 [details]
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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-04-03 23:08:07 EDT
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-05-06 12:01:49 EDT
This bug is open for a Fedora version that is no longer maintained and
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