Bug 461169 - Ad-hoc network not selected in nm-applet list of networks
Ad-hoc network not selected in nm-applet list of networks
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: NetworkManager (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dan Williams
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: F10Target F10DesktopTarget
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Reported: 2008-09-04 13:30 EDT by James Laska
Modified: 2013-09-02 02:26 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-02-17 07:04:40 EST
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Additional information (iwconfig, nm-tool, iwlist) (3.32 KB, text/plain)
2008-09-04 13:30 EDT, James Laska
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Screenshot.png (43.92 KB, image/png)
2008-10-17 12:48 EDT, James Laska
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Description James Laska 2008-09-04 13:30:33 EDT
Created attachment 315784 [details]
Additional information (iwconfig, nm-tool, iwlist)

While testing NetworkManager/ConnectionSharing using NetworkManager-0.7.0-0.11.svn4022.fc9.i386, I encounter an issue where my ad-hoc network isn't shown as selected from the nm-applet drop-down list.

Steps to reproduce:
1) Click nm-applet
2) Select "Create new wireless network"
3) Enter Network name: flatline, wireless security: None

You are now connected to the wireless network 'flatline'

4) Click on nm-applet

Expected results:

I expected to see the new ad-hoc network selected in teh drop down list of networks

Actual results:

Ad-hoc network not selected

Additional information:

* selinux in permissive mode
* iptables flushed
* Smolt profile available at - http://smolts.org/show?uuid=pub_91fa58ca-c1a9-45ea-81de-d48d10665a4b

For output on the following commands, please refer to attachment:
$ iwconfig eth1
$ nm-tool
$ iwlist scan
Comment 1 Dan Williams 2008-10-17 12:05:27 EDT
Is this still an issue with latest rawhide?
Comment 2 James Laska 2008-10-17 12:48:56 EDT
Created attachment 320695 [details]
Screenshot.png

Tested with ...

NetworkManager-0.7.0-0.11.svn4175.fc10.i386
kernel-2.6.27.2-23.rc1.fc10.i686

Immediately after the connection is established, the nm-applet shows the radio button selected next to the ad-hoc network.

3 minutes later ... it doesn't show the radio button selected.
Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-11-25 21:57:47 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
Changing version to '10'.

More information and reason for this action is here:
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers/HouseKeeping
Comment 4 Dan Williams 2009-02-14 15:18:16 EST
If you see this again, can you run "nm-tool" and paste in what it reports for your wifi card (including the scanned APs), obscuring MAC addresses as necessary?
Comment 5 James Laska 2009-02-16 08:27:40 EST
I've just followed the exact steps in comment#0 for recreating this issue.  After 10 minutes, my NM applet drop down list still shows the newly created network as selected.

NetworkManager-vpnc-0.7.0-1.svn13.fc10.i386
NetworkManager-gnome-0.7.0-1.git20090102.fc10.i386
NetworkManager-0.7.0-1.git20090102.fc10.i386
NetworkManager-glib-0.7.0-1.git20090102.fc10.i386
Comment 6 Dan Williams 2009-02-17 07:04:40 EST
Ok; thanks!

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