Bug 249200 - False "system not receiving updates" alerts on wireless laptops
False "system not receiving updates" alerts on wireless laptops
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 212732
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pirut (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-07-22 10:36 EDT by Sam Varshavchik
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-07-24 17:49:23 EDT
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Description Sam Varshavchik 2007-07-22 10:36:28 EDT
Description of problem:

On wireless laptops, that use NetworkManager, pirut sometimes erroneously
flashes "system not receiving updates" alerts in the panel tray area.

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How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install F7 on a laptop. Use NetworkManager to set up a connection to your
wireless access point.
2. Boot the laptop
3. Log in
4. When you're prompted to enter the password to unlock the Gnome keyring, wait
a varying period of time, usually 30 seconds-one minute is sufficient, before
entering the password.
Actual results:

Sometimes pirut will complain that the system is not receiving updates.

Expected results:

Pirut should be somehow aware that until the wireless connection is established,
all yum repositories will not be accessible.

Additional info:

Until the wireless connection to the access point is established, there's no
access to yum repositories, which causes pirut to assume that the laptop has no
connectivity at all.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2007-07-24 17:49:23 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 212732 ***

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