Re: Does anyone understand NetworkManager?

On Tue, 2006-08-15 at 12:56 -0400, Darren Albers wrote:
> On 8/15/06, David Abrahams <dave boost-consulting com> wrote:
> > Once I realized that for DHCP to work, I needed to start
> > wpa_supplicant *while* ifup was trying to do its thing, everything
> > worked.  Connecting to the wireless LAN that way is essentially
> > instantaneous (maybe 1-2 seconds) and reliable AFAICT.
> Mmm  Dan/Robert is NM using ap_scan=1 or 2?

Depends on the distro-specific package, some patch them.  But in
general, we'd like to use _2_ everywhere to force wpa_supplicant to do
what _we_ want, rather than trying to be too clever on its own.

> David can you change your wpa_supplicant.conf so that ap_scan=1 rather
> than 2 and see if you have any issues?

Quite correct, that's exactly what we need to know here.


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