NYC schools and cloaked APs

Morgan Collett morgan.collett at
Mon May 5 06:24:17 EDT 2008

On Sat, May 3, 2008 at 10:58 PM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at> wrote:
> On 03.05.2008, at 21:48, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
>  > I was completely surprised when I read that NetworkManager is needed
>  > to
>  > boot into sugar. I can't think of any scenario where that dependency
>  > would make sense.
>  Sugar works fine in jhbuild without NM, including collaboration via
>  the "mesh view" (no access points visible, but xo kid icons). I'd be
>  surprised if it didn't on the XO.

Presence Service will only attempt to connect to a jabber server if it
sees Network Manager get a valid IP address. Without that, you only
see the salut / link local collaboration, which works for <10 XOs on
the mesh.

Schools require jabber servers.


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