Re: NM 0.6.3 drops wireless connections on a Dell Inspiron 8200

On Mon, 2006-07-24 at 12:47 +0200, Filip Miletic wrote:
> Greetings:
> I run FC5 on a Dell Inspiron 8200 laptop, linux 2.6.17 with a Linksys
> WPC11 v.4. I access a WEP-encrypted home network to a Linksys wireless
> router.
> When I leave my laptop unattended for an (unspecified) while, NM drops
> the wireless network connection to the router.  Using NetworkManagerInfo
> to list the available wireless networks and re-selecting the home
> network ESSID connects to the network again. Sometimes though I am
> prompted to enter the WEP key (though the key is still remembered).
> Closing the key entry dialog and re-selecting the home network ESSID
> from NMI's menu again usually re-connects.
> Any ideas why the network connection gets dropped?
> I have never seen it happening while I am working at the computer and
> suspect it might have to do with the laptop being idle.  I did not
> observe this behaviour with versions 0.5.x of NM.

Can you post some logs from /var/log/messages?  Likely the driver is
saying that it dropped the connection to the access point.


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