Re: Connecting to a hidden ESSID via LEAP now works.

Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com> writes:

> On Mon, 2008-01-14 at 14:12 -0500, Andrew Duggan wrote:
>> Dan etal, Thanks, as of NetworkManager-0.7.0-0.6.8.svn3235.fc8 I can now 
>> connect to a hidden ESSID network via LEAP that previously just would 
>> not connect.  Using a bcm4311 v1 b43 from kernel-  
>> Thanks again -- great job.
> Yep; thanks to Linville's quick backport and update of the scan
> capability patch to Fedora kernels, this should now work better.
> There's one case where NM forgets to merge the before and after networks
> when you're connecting, which is fixed in SVN and coming to F8/rawhide
> in the next update.  There have been a few other hidden SSID problems
> reported (not finding the hidden AP automatically for example) that I'm
> tracking down, but the situation should be much improved for those
> people who are running scan-capability-patched kernels.

Will these NM fixes get into 0.6 for F7 as well?

> Dan


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