OLPC 10.1.2 Release Candidate 1
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Mon Aug 9 04:40:13 EDT 2010
On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 02:16, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 08, 2010 at 09:41:32AM -0700, Yioryos Asprobounitis wrote:
>> Wifi "disappearing" after switching back and forth from sugar to gnome.
> I've not tried to track down the original problem report that you are
> referring to, but Sugar and GNOME manage connection to an access point
> without reference to each other, so switching between the desktop
> environments will certainly cause one of the following:
> 1. loss of association and then reassociation within about 35 seconds,
> (because NetworkManager is told to disconnect as one desktop wraps up,
> and then told to connect as the other desktop starts up),
> 2. loss of association and no reassociation (the other desktop hasn't
> been told to trust the access point).
Just a heads up that this is in its way to be fixed for NM 0.9 (and
we'll need to adapt to API changes again):
>> This happened to me too and I thought was an issue with the
>> olpc-update I did at the time. I then clean installed and since then
>> works fine but something must be there.
> My guess is that you weren't aware of the separate storage for trusted
> or known access points. Once you've selected an access point in both
> desktops, it will appear to work as you expect.
> This is a Sugar enhancement request.
> (use system settings instead of user settings for NetworkManager)
> James Cameron
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