wlassistant connects but not knetwork manager

kitts kitts.mailinglists at gmail.com
Sun Jan 21 14:50:36 GMT 2007

On Sunday 21 January 2007 20:02 IST, Kevin Krammer 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?

No. I do not use an encrypted network, but i still did see NetworkManager 
information messages relating to lwpa_supplicant. In the GUI the places 
where it tends to stop is mostly 28% and occasionally at 57% (Getting IP 

I have a broadcom chip (BCM4310) that works with ndiswrapper if that makes 
any difference.
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