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[openFATE 305104] Provide possibility to configure WEP/WPA/WPA2/... at installation
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  • Date: Tue, 2 Mar 2010 15:47:43 +0100 (CET)
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Feature changed by: Christoph Thiel (cthiel1)
Feature #305104, revision 24
Title: Provide possibility to configure WEP/WPA/WPA2/... at

openSUSE-11.1: Rejected by Andreas Jaeger (a_jaeger)
reject date: 2008-09-11 09:23:05
reject reason: Rejecting for 11.1, let's move to 11.2.
Requester: Desirable

openSUSE-11.2: Rejected by Christoph Thiel (cthiel1)
reject date: 2009-07-16 17:53:35
reject reason: out of resources for 11.2.
Requester: Desirable
Projectmanager: Desirable

openSUSE-11.3: Evaluation
Requester: Desirable
+ Projectmanager: Important

Requested by: Jim Creech (jimcreech)

It is possible to configure a network in the first stage installation
but it is only possible to select DHCP or Static + configure proxy. It
is impossible to configure a secure wireless connection.
See also: Bug 293609
( - No provision for
entering WEP at installation

#1: Kevin Dupuy (kdupuy9) (2009-03-26 00:36:44)
Agree absolutely. So annoying to have to move computer to my wired
router in another room to simply install openSUSE.

#2: Christoph Thiel (cthiel1) (2009-05-26 20:20:57)
Isn't this implemented already?

#3: Lukas Ocilka (locilka) (2009-06-09 10:00:45) (reply to #2)
No, it's not. You can't configure wireless connection in first stage
(Well, you can by running Linuxrc in expert mode...).
Actually, you don't often need it for new installation, but you do for

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