Re: nm-applet shows wrong state at boot

On Tue, 2005-09-20 at 15:13 -0400, Robert Love wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-09-20 at 11:49 -0700, Karl Hegbloom wrote:
> > When NetworkManager starts up, it starts eth0 iff there is a cable
> > clicked in.  That's fine and dandy --- it's what I expect.  So, when my
> > desktop session starts, the gkrellm shows eth0.  The problem is that the
> > nm-applet has the wrong state for eth0.  See the attached screenshot.
> I see this too, on occasion.  The bug was introduced somewhere between
> the first and 12th of September, I think, based on behavior of snapshots
> I have.
> Basically, when nm-applet starts up on boot, SOMETIMES it has the no
> connection icon despite being connected.  Killing and restarting it
> yields the correct icon--so it is most likely something in the applet.

Killing it is overkill; I found that if I unplug the wire, wait until
gkrellm removes the meter, then jack it back in, nm-applet spins and
then shows that it's connected at the same time the gkrellm meter is
displayed again.

> It is on my list of things to track down, but I have not yet.
> Karl -- feel free to file a bug, please.


Karl Hegbloom <hegbloom pdx edu>

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