Re: Ad-Hoc networks again

On Fri, 2006-05-12 at 09:01 -0400, Paul Dugas wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-05-11 at 15:55 -0400, Robert Love wrote:
> > I (and I suspect Mr Williams, as well) would be totally happy to get a
> > patch that somehow distinguished Ad-Hoc networks in the UI.
> Ummm...  That's not the only issue IMHO.  When the managed network
> available and some dolt has their laptop set to use the same ESSID but
> in ad-hoc mode, NM doesn't distinguish between them.  This has been
> killing my ability to use NM other than at home since my customers are
> all using MS laptops which seem to know better.  
> I want a quick fix that allows me to tell NM to totally ignore ad-hoc
> networks.  As a linger term fix, I'd like to see NM distinguish between
> the FOO managed network and the FOO ad-hoc network not only in the GUI
> but also in network selection and connection logic.

Yup; we need to prefer managed/infrastructure networks over adhoc ones
of the same SSID.


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