Re: Newbie question on occasional NM problem

Dan Williams wrote:

>> I'm currently using a Thinkpad T43 with a PCMCIA classic Orinoco gold 
>> card.
>> I guess NM connects fine about 85% of the time when I boot up.
>> The other 15% of the time it doesn't connect,
>> and I have to re-boot.
>> It then connects about 75% of the time;
>> in the remaining cases it connects on the third try.
> Looks like the orinoco card isn't returning your AP in the scan results
> perhaps?  Can you run 'nm-tool' when you notice NM not connecting to
> your AP automatically, and report what it says for the wireless networks
> that 'eth1' can see?  Do you see your AP if you run 'iwlist eth1
> scan' (as root)?

Thanks very much for the suggestion;
I'll try it next time there is a failure.

Timothy Murphy  
e-mail: gayleard /at/
tel: +353-86-2336090, +353-1-2842366
s-mail: School of Mathematics, Trinity College Dublin 

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