Re: Reconnect silently

27.05.2011, 09:29, "Derek Atkins" <warlord MIT EDU>:
> 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
> -derek

(Not to be taken seriously) Since it takes less than one minute to crack a WEP passphrase we could do just that to determine whether it has changed.

Best regards,
Misha Shnurapet, Fedora Project Contributor
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