Re: Ad-Hoc networks again
- From: Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com>
- To: Paul Dugas <paul dugas cc>
- Cc: networkmanager-list <networkmanager-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Ad-Hoc networks again
- Date: Fri, 12 May 2006 09:58:07 -0400
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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