Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 510007
NetworkManager does not apply wireless settings when connecting to Netgear Wn802Tv1 automatically.
Last modified: 2010-06-10 00:53:03 EDT
Im using the default install of fedora core 11 on my Lenovo R400 laptop. When you left click on network manager and select the wireless access point in the list to connect to. Everything connects and I get an ip address, however I am then unable to browse the internet, ping anything or resolve dns, so I cannot use it also network routes look ok.
I found that if I right click network manager, edit the connections and add the wireless connection manually (using the same settings), it all works perfectly fine.
This issue only seems to happen on my Netgear WN802T AP. I have successfully added connections from the list at other peoples homes without having to manually setup a connection.
Wifi Driver: e1000e
Wifi: Inte(R) PRO/1000 Network Driver - 0.3.3.3-K6
Desktop: KDE 4.1
Network Manager Applet 0.7.1
Steps to Reproduce:
1. try connecting to wireless access point on network manager list
2. then access browser, ping a website etc - should have no response
3. right click network manager, delete the wireless connection and re-add
4. then access browser, ping a website etc
5. hoo yaaa
Netgear do post on there site issues relating to centrino technology connecting to their equipment.
Thanks for filling this bug. Can you please provide your /var/log/messages after you try to connect to your AP? Thank you
Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team
Created attachment 353787 [details]
Message log file
Ive attached the message file for you to take a look at. It seems that after a while the network manager tries to reauthenticate properly and then succeeds with a connection. Note: last few lines of the message logfile.
Ive found I can force this re auth by clicking on network manager and my connection to cause it to re establish the connection even though I already have one.
I believe this is fixed by updated kernels and is a driver issue in iwlagn. Please try the latest Fedora 11 kernel updates (22.214.171.124-96.fc11 as of this writing) and let me know if the problem still occurs.
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