Re: Automatic Connection not Working

On Thu, 2011-05-19 at 23:15 +0100, Chris wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-05-19 at 15:26 -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> > On Thu, 2011-05-19 at 12:55 +0100, Chris Baines wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > > 
> > > When I start my netbook, my home network does not connect
> > > automatically, I think this is because it is set to not broadcast. Is
> > > there anyway to get around this problem, and if automatic connections
> > > do not work for hidden networks why is the option still enabled?
> > 
> > NM should be storing the BSSID of the hidden network if you've ever
> > successfully connected to it.  Then, NM uses that to match up the hidden
> > scan result (the AP still shows up, just with a blank SSID) with the
> > real SSID.  Can you run:
> > 
> > iwlist wlan0 scan
> > 
> > when this happens to you and report the scan result for your AP?  Also,
> > does this connection have the "Available to all users" box checked in
> > nm-connection-editor?
> > 
> > Dan
> I can confirm that the connection has the available to all users box
> ticked and I have attached the output of the command you included both 
> before I told it to connect and afterwards. I was however unsure what 
> you meant by AP? 
> Chris

Any progress on this issue, I was searching round the Internet and found
this bug that seams
to be the bug I have hit. I will try the workaround in the last comment
and get back to you though.



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