Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 246167
NetworkManager keyring password harassment
Last modified: 2008-06-16 21:44:10 EDT
Description of problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Always when a wireless connection is about to be established
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Login to an X session
2. Make sure you have NetworkManager and NetworkManagerDispatcher running
3. Make sure you have a working wireless network connection
The NetworkManager started asking for a password a little too often starting
from f7. Whenever it is reconnecting, I am first asked for the keyring
password. Then I am asked to provide the network password. Then I am asked to
provide the keyring password again. This happens upon *every* reconnect to the
NetworkManager should ask me for a network password only once across sessions,
provided that the network password has not changed. NetworkManager should ask
for keyring password only once per session.
Note that one should be able to avoid providing a gnome-keyring by using
True, but pam_keyring does not work for me. The only thing it does when
installed according to the manual found on the website, is that gdm needs the
password input *twice* to let me start an X session.
This seems to be the same problem as bug #183737.
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