On my laptop (Dell D430), connecting to the wifi with knetworkmanager used to
be a pain:
* it didn't connect on login (as it should)
* when manually selecting the access point, connection failed the first time
only after waiting for the first failure, I could select again my acces point
and establish the connection.
In fedora 7 + updates, knetworkmanager has been compiled from the svn version
of 2007/08/15 (knetworkmanager-0.2-0.1.svn20070815.fc7.i386.rpm). The bug I
describe has been solved, I think, on 2007/08/27; here is the relevant
* src/knetworkmanager-nminfo.cpp: Avoid a race on the DBus which
sometimes prevents connection to wireless networks
Anyway, I can confirm that a version of knetworkmanager compiled from svn on
2007/11/01 works perfectly well for me.
Fedora should not leave packages with known bugs in it. a new version of the
knetworkmanager package should be pushed through the updates repository.
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