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Re: [SLE] KWiFimanager NFG again!!!
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 11:59:12 -0400
  • Message-id: <1116431952.12885.43.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 2005-05-18 at 11:51 -0400, James Knott wrote:
> Jack Brooks wrote:
> > On Wed, 2005-05-18 at 10:54 -0400, James Knott wrote:
> >
> > I guess you didn't see my response. It DOES work. Works great, in
> > fact. I don't know why it doesn't seem to be working on your laptop,
> > but, from what I can tell, it's pretty functional as is. Not a SuSE
> > problem, I think. Maybe it's your computer?
> >
> > I don't know how to do detailed system code trouble-shooting. I would
> > just re-install 9.3 and double check that all the packages I want are
> > installed. For instance, if you haven't already, try installing the
> > entire set of Mobile Computing packages.
> >
> >
>
> I've already installed everything listed that might affect this. I've
> got a ThinkPad and even the configure-thinkpad package was installed.
> However, I doubt it's hardware as SuSE has no problem working with it
> and never has. As I mentioned in the other note, the Control Center
> saves the config in a file that's nowhere near where the interface
> config is located. It's SuSE that determines where the ifcfg-wlan file
> is located, not the hardware manufacturer.
>
One other setting you may want to check is the "user" checkbox in the
interface config. This allows users to make changes to the network
config.

--
Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably
the day they start making vacuum cleaners." -Ernst Jan Plugge


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