Re: Network Manager patched on Ubuntu Karmic 9.10

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Dan Williams wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-11-17 at 16:17 -0500, Ryan Novosielski wrote:
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>> Dan Williams wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2009-11-18 at 00:00 +0300, Louigi Verona wrote:
>>>> Hey, Dan!
>>>> Thanks for the advice. I am certainly keen on helping the community to
>>>> solve the problem, but the bug had been reported to launchpad with
>>>> like a dozen duplicates. The daily builds were suggested as partial
>>>> fix but since then I could get no information from anywhere and bug
>>>> reports on launchpad do not seem to be updated anymore. My friend was
>>>> asking me whether he should install Karmic and I couldn't say "yes",
>>>> since if his first GNU/Linux experience would be like that, I think
>>>> this would not be a good thing. So eventually I decided to contact
>>>> this mailing list directly, so that I can get some firsthand
>>>> information.
>>>> My dream would be to get a new version of NM. Uninstall this one,
>>>> install this one and have it work normally like it did in 9.04 %) All
>>>> apps get bugs like this one sometimes - I am not complaining. I just
>>>> want to know if something is being done and if yes - when is a total
>>>> fix planned? To me it is a serious blocker.
>>> You can't realize that dream until we get some help in debugging the
>>> issue so that we can fix the problem.  We also can't do anything until
>>> users help us debug the problem by answering the questions that I've
>>> asked.
>>> Dan
>> I have another one for Karmic, and I can do that as well. I've noticed
>> that there does not seem to be any way to get it to pay any attention to
>> an Ad-Hoc network. When I'm in range, the network appears in the
>> knetworkmanager applet, but if I click on it, nothing happens (much the
>> same as a hidden network did in a case we'd discussed in the past). I'm
>> not sure what the debug info would say, but it should be interesting to
>> find out. It looks like absolutely nothing happens at all.
> Can I get some /var/log/NetworkManager output from that?  Based on that
> we can enable wpa_supplicant debugging and find out from there.

Sure, I'll do it later tonight -- I'm not near that network for the time

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