wlassistant connects but not knetwork manager

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Sun Jan 21 14:32:21 GMT 2007

On Sunday 21 January 2007 08:48, kitts wrote:

> How does NetworkManager work? Does it require input from KNetworkManager
> all the time or works by itself?
> When i try to connect to an access point NetworkManager processes it in 5
> stages. Now here syslog give no more information than that it in one of
> these 5 states. It seems to wait forever in stage 2. Now, does
> KNetworkManager have any control over the stages or just receives status
> information while NetworkManager works through these 5 stages?

I think stage 2 is the one which involves WEP or WPA athentification.

When you are using KNetworkManager it communicates with it and asks it for the 
password, which KNetworkManager then retrieves from your wallet.

Do you have an encrypted network and if you do, do you see any wpa_supplicant 
logging in syslog?


Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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