Bug 238598 - Can't associate with ESSID broadcast disabled
Summary: Can't associate with ESSID broadcast disabled
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: NetworkManager   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Dan Williams
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Reported: 2007-05-01 18:46 UTC by Eric Tanguy
Modified: 2007-12-17 18:13 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2007-12-17 18:13:47 UTC
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2007-05-01 20:52 UTC, Eric Tanguy
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Description Eric Tanguy 2007-05-01 18:46:37 UTC
Description of problem:
If i disable the ESSID broadcast on my wireless router i can't associate. If i
enable it i can associate without problem.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):networkmanager
included in F7 test4 live cd.

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Comment 1 Christopher Aillon 2007-05-01 19:13:53 UTC
Which driver are you using, and a syslog file would be nice...

Comment 2 Eric Tanguy 2007-05-01 20:52:57 UTC
Created attachment 153892 [details]

Comment 3 Eric Tanguy 2007-05-01 20:54:02 UTC
driver rt2500pci from rt2x00

Comment 4 Saurabh Bathe 2007-05-23 08:08:39 UTC
Same for me on FC7 t4 (yum update  till now).
I am using D610 (ipw2200). Will attach syslog once I get back  home.

This setup was working for me with NetworkManager on FC6 and I think RHEL5 also.
But broke in FC7 t4.

I can associate to the AP manually via wpa_supplicant and then dhclient for the

Comment 6 Christopher Aillon 2007-05-23 16:03:26 UTC
Dan/John, any ideas here?

Comment 7 John W. Linville 2007-05-23 18:29:42 UTC
Nothing immediately comes to mind.  It is difficult to imagine what in the 
kernel would affect both ipw2200 and rt2500pci.

Comment 8 Eric Tanguy 2007-05-26 06:24:48 UTC
I still have the same problem with livecd RC2 (ie kernel 2.6.21-1.3194.fc7).

Comment 9 Mary Ellen Foster 2007-06-03 00:28:47 UTC
I'm still seeing this with iwl3945 and Fedora 7 released version.

Comment 10 Eric Tanguy 2007-12-15 17:24:53 UTC
For me the problem is soved. Can i close the bug ?

Comment 11 Dan Williams 2007-12-17 18:13:47 UTC
yup, thanks.

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