Re: CVS-12-21-04

On Tue, 2004-12-21 at 19:28 -0500, Colin Walters wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-12-21 at 17:58 -0500, Bill Moss wrote:
> > Now NM connects to the wired and wireless networks on campus, but in 
> > Ad-Hoc mode. Consequently, resolv.conf gets overwritten by NM with local 
> > info only so of course DNS does not work on campus. NM should be 
> > operating in Infrastructure mode and DNS info should come from DHCP.
> resolv.conf should now only point to, always.  A nameserver
> configuration should be generated in /tmp, like 
> /tmp/NetworkManager-named.conf-v6Yf4O.  Does that file not contain the
> expected nameservers?
> > Somewhere the logic is messed up. I am struck in Ad-Hoc mode.
> You might actually be in infrastructure mode, just being bitten by the
> just-fixed panel applet bug that always displayed the ad-hoc icon


Just to verify if you're actually in ad-hoc mode, you can do this
(assuming eth1 is your wireless card):

iwconfig eth1  (and look for Mode: Ad-Hoc)
ifconfig eth1  (and look for an IP address in the 169.254.x.x range)

The presence of both those conditions mean you're actually in ad-hoc.


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