Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 437756
long pause after wlan card inserted; enable does not work first time.
Last modified: 2009-01-09 01:12:15 EST
Description of problem:
NetworkManager seems to wait unduly long before allowing the user to enable
Wireless, and when the option is made available, it does not work the first time.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. These steps begin with a working and active wlan connection.
2. Right click on KDE network manager applet to disable wireless
3. Remove wireless card from laptop
4. Re-insert wireless card into laptop
It takes about a minute for the "Enable Wireless" option to appear on the popup
menu on the KDE nm applet icon on the taskbar.
Once it does appear, user must enable wireless, then disable, then enable again
before NetworkManager begins reconnecting to the network.
Option should appear immediately (via dbus notification?)
Option should work the first time
Atheros AR5212 based card. Problem occurs whether ath5k or madwifi is used.
Can you get some logs from /var/log/messages? I've seen this at various times,
sometimes it takes a long time for HAL (possibly due to driver/udev delays) to
actually emit the event.
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