Re: A couple of minor issues


On Mon, 2006-12-25 at 10:11 -0500, Darren Albers wrote:
> On 12/24/06, Peter Roediger <p roediger web de> wrote:

> > 1) My laptop (like many other laptops i think) has a bright and, when not
> > connected, flashing LED for the ipw2200 which I turn off when I'm on the
> > wired network. When turning the ipw2200 on and unplugging the wired network
> > card, NM does not immediately connect to the wireless network. I takes up to
> > two minutes until I'm able to "see" the wireless networks around me in the
> > kde applet. And then, NM connects automatically to my preferred network.
> > During that time there seems to be no way to update the list, not even
> > manually. "iwlist eth1 scan" on a command shows all available networks
> > correctly.
> I am not certain about knetworkmanager but nm-applet (The gnome
> applet) initiates a scan everytime you show the wireless networks.   I
> think Timo monitors this list so maybe he can  answer if
> knetworkmanager does the same.

KNetworkManager tells NetworkManager that there is user interaction --
which in turn raises the scanning frequency -- whenever there is a mouse
enter event on the tray icon.


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