Re: Reconnect silently

Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com> writes:

>> I don't think you necessarily want to fail silently.  It's possible that
>> the password *did* change, so you want to give the user a chance to fix
>> that.  However I think the dialog should timeout if unattended and then
>> you can assume the retry.
> We can detect changed password with WPA at least, and then not fail
> silently, or at least mark the connection as "invalid" or something.
> With WEP there's no way to tell though, so we might still want to pop up
> the dialog there.

True.  With WPA we can just silently continue.  I'd still like to see NM
retry periodically instead of giving up after the first failure.

> Dan


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