Re: Recent change in NM under Fedora?

On Tue, 2007-02-06 at 13:48 +0000, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> On Monday 05 February 2007 08:05, dragoran wrote:
> > >> I haven't seen any breakage in FC6 nm package. If restarting
> > >> NetworkManager (without pcmcia unplug&plug) does not do the trick then
> > >> either the driver is broken or you need a new card.
> > >
> > > Works perfectly under Windows XP.
> > >
> > > My question actually was: Has there been a recent Fedora update of NM?
> >
> > if you are not using rawhide than NO.
> I'm not using rawhide.
> I am running Fedora-6 with the standard yum repositories - extras and updates.
> I run "yum update" more or less nightly.
> As I said, the behaviour of NM on one of my laptops appears to have changed.
> This uses an Orinoco Gold PCMCIA card, (firmware version 8.72),
> which seems to work OK under Windows.
> Under Linux the connection is lost every 10 minutes or so.
> I can usually recover it by the command "sudo iwlist eth1 scan".
> This starts the wheel in the knetworkmanager icon turning
> (I'm running KDE) and then the connection usually resumes.
> This happens even when I am close to the Access Point.
> Any advice or suggestions gratefully received.

As root, run 'iwevent'.  Look for SIOCSIWAP events with
00:00:00:00:00:00.  If you see them when you get disconnected, that's
the driver and/or card disconnecting you.


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