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

On Tue, 2008-01-15 at 09:40 -0500, Derek Atkins wrote:
> 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?

I've already committed them to 0.6.x stable branch, and at some point
this month I'd like to gear up for a 0.6.6 release and push that to F7
too.  Looks like either F7-testing kernels, or soon-to-be-release
F7-testing kernels in the 2.6.23 range will have the scan_capa patch
(it's already in package CVS).


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