Bug 823388 - Wireless connection lost upon sleep / screen lock in Gnome
Wireless connection lost upon sleep / screen lock in Gnome
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: acpi (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Steven M. Parrish
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-05-21 02:21 EDT by Andrew
Modified: 2013-08-01 06:57 EDT (History)
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Description Andrew 2012-05-21 02:21:15 EDT
Description of problem:

Wireless adapter (Broadcom 4311 via b43-fwwf) loses connection after screen lock / sleep in Gnome. Reconnection seems unstable after waking until reboot.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

acpid-2.0.14-3.fc17 (64-bit) [just a guess about being an affected component]
NetworkManager-1: (64-bit)
kernel-3.3.0-1.fc17 (64-bit) [just a guess about being an affected component]

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log into Gnome (may be possible under KDE too, only using Gnome)
2. Connect to a wireless network using an on-board wireless NIC via Network Manager
3. Wait for screen lock / sleep to occur
4. Wake system
5. Observe lost connection and network password prompt
Actual results:

Wireless connection is lost upon entering screen lock and / or sleep resulting in failed / dropped downloads or missed emails / IMs.

Expected results:

Wireless connection should remain active
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