Wireless test results (Was: Announcing the first 8.2.1 release candidate)

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Mon Feb 16 03:35:48 EST 2009

On 16.02.2009, at 04:48, Gary C Martin wrote:

> On 16 Feb 2009, at 03:18, James Cameron wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 03:05:59AM +0000, Gary C Martin wrote:
>>> Summary: 8.2.1 has regressed relative to 8.2 for WPA access points.
>>> You now have to enter the security string; it will fail to associate
>>> and prompt you for the security string again; you have to cancel  
>>> this
>>> dialogue; it will start trawling for a mesh; you have to click the  
>>> AP
>>> again; it will now connect.
>> Good simplification of previous workaround, well done.
> Do we have an idea at which build this might have crept in? I'm just
> downloading 790 for a little regression testing (as it's easy for me
> to reproduce), I think after that it's out with the snake boots and
> butterfly net to start hunting through deepest, darkest, http://xs-dev.laptop.org/~cscott/xo-1/streams/staging/
> Any pointers?

Not really, but instead of random testing a look at the package  
changes might be helpful:


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