Wifi is really broken

George Staikos staikos at kde.org
Wed Dec 3 17:34:17 GMT 2003

On Wednesday 03 December 2003 11:13, Mirko Boehm wrote:
> > 1) it tells me that I have encryption off (I certainly do not, my wep key
> > is
> > set as ... well it's set. :-))
> This is a problem we cannot easily fix: The ioctl's used report Encryption
> as off if the user is not root. One idea would be to display something
> else for root users. Same is with the essid setting, which normal users
> cannot query. I probably have to talk to the author of the wireless
> drivers to find a good fix.

   For now I recommend not displaying that information if user != root then.

> > 2) the dialog geometry is too small for the table so it has to be resize
> > each
> > time it is viewed.
> It already does some kind of stretch-by-2, since the preferred size is
> even smaller. Does somebody have a good idea?

   I guess you'll have to figure out the geometry of the table contents and 
resize accordingly.

George Staikos
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