Re: debug tips

On Sat, 2009-05-30 at 10:49 -0700, Daniel Fetchinson wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I'm trying to debug a 100% reproducable issue but don't really know
> where to look for clues.
> I have a Sony VAIO VGN-FZ240E, running 64bit Fedora 8.
> It happens with many wifi networks that when I boot everything goes
> fine, I can connect to the wifi network with nm-applet but as soon as
> I lose the connection I will never be able reconnect. The networks in
> question use pre-shared keys. If I reboot, everything will be fine
> again, I can connect using the password, but as soon as I lose
> connection the only way I can reconnect is by reboot.
> Instead of rebooting I tried manually restarting all network related
> services but that doesn't help. These are the services I restart in
> this order from /etc/rc3.d that I guess are relevant:
> service ip6tables restart
> service iptables restart
> service network restart
NetworkManager and network are two different competitive systems to
support networking. I don't say it would work but you should restart
NetworkManager not network.
> The first two are fine, but 'service network restart' always fails
> bringing up wlan. When I reboot, wlan comes up okay though. And this
> is 100% reproducable. I have absolutely no clue what reboot does that
> I don't when manually starting the services.
> Also, I have no idea where to look for clues. Which log files to look
> at? Any other tips?
> Thanks very much,
> Daniel
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