Bug 447089 - Reports name "none" for WPA2-network with hidden ESSID
Reports name "none" for WPA2-network with hidden ESSID
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: NetworkManager (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Dan Williams
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: 451742 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2008-05-17 15:43 EDT by Stefan Neufeind
Modified: 2009-07-14 13:52 EDT (History)
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Description Stefan Neufeind 2008-05-17 15:43:38 EDT
Got a WPA2-network with hidden ESSID configured. knetworkmanager has a saved
connection for that network and detects it fine. It fetches the password and
connects. In the popup in the bottom right corner of the screen it claims to be
connected to "none". However, the network is connected fine. And clicking on the
icon in the list of networks it shows up with the correct name as well.
Comment 1 Steven M. Parrish 2008-05-17 17:13:14 EDT
Checked upstream could not find a matching bug.  Please file upstream at
bugs.kde.org and update this report.  Will continue to monitor the upstream bug
Comment 2 Stefan Neufeind 2008-05-17 17:22:09 EDT
Yes, sorry Steven ... that would have been a better idea. Did so.

Comment 3 Dennis Gilmore 2008-05-17 17:27:59 EDT
Reassigning to NetworkManager  knetworkmanager does not exist in F-9
Comment 4 Stefan Neufeind 2008-05-17 17:50:56 EDT
oh, nice you pointed this out. Thought the Fedora 9-package still had "fc8" in
the name. But thats actually a leftover from my upgrade.

Hmm, is there no knetworkmanager for Fedora 9 (KDE 4.0.3) yet? Is there a proper
replacement? What prevents to ship at least some kind of networkmanager for KDE
(and be it the one from fc8)?
Comment 5 Martin Šťastný 2008-05-25 11:09:33 EDT
Problem is also on network with 128b WEP and hidden ESSID. First time I
configure manually ESSID and WEP key and connection is working well. But if I
want connect second time nm-applet can´t find this network automaticaly (even if
profile of this site is stored) and I must connect manually.
Comment 6 Stefan Neufeind 2008-05-25 12:48:09 EDT
Martin, to my understanding what you mention is a separate issue. I'd suggest
filing a separate one to keep track ...
Comment 7 Martin Šťastný 2008-05-26 16:46:52 EDT
I am sorry, I have maked new bug here
Comment 8 Martin Šťastný 2008-05-26 16:48:09 EDT
Sorry - no bug, but bug report :D
Comment 9 Dan Williams 2009-03-04 14:01:10 EST
*** Bug 451742 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 10 Jessica Sterling 2009-03-05 11:55:22 EST
This bug has been triaged

Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team
Comment 11 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 20:56:21 EDT
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Comment 12 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 13:52:49 EDT
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
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