Re: How to Test NetworkManager 0.9

On Thu, 2011-06-09 at 15:12 +0200, Jirka Klimes wrote:
> On Thursday 09 of June 2011 14:00:29 David Narvaez wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 2:40 PM, David Narvaez
> > 
> > <david narvaez computer org> wrote:
> > > Ok. I don't have my laptop right now but I'll try nmcli nm as soon as
> > > I get home. Thanks a lot for your fast answers, I now have a clear
> > > picture of what the debugging path should be.
> > 
> First, basically you don't need any client (KDE plasma or nm-applet or gnome-
> shell applet or whatever) to run NetworkManager. You can edit connection files 
> and everything will work.
> To list available APs use:
> nm-tool
> or
> nmcli dev wifi
> > nmcli nm shows Wifi and Wifi-Hardware are both enabled but I can't see
> > a list of the networks. Any ideas from this point?
> > 
> There could be a problem with WiFi driver or wireless could be disabled by 
> rfkill switch (either hardware or software). Can you show the output of 'nm-
> tool' and 'rfkill list' commands? Also attach /var/log/messages or 
> /var/log/daemon.log, or whatever file contains NetworkManager logs in your 
> distro.

After that, try a manual wifi scan:

iw dev wlan0 scan trigger

or if your card is really old:

iwlist wlan0 scan

and see what happens.  If that's working, the next thing we need to do
is enable wpa_supplicant debugging to see why the scan requests are
getting rejected by the driver.


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