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Old 07-14-2009, 07:04 PM   #1
zachet
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[NetworkManager] Greyed out WAP option


Hello,

Is there a known reason why a listed WAP in NetworkManager (Ubuntu 9.04) would be grey where the radial button is disabled? It seems it does not have a problem connecting to an open WAP however the one in question is using '802.1x'. My first assumption would be due to the drivers not being properly supported for such a connection, the card on hand being 'BCM4306'.

In the past the machine was using 8.04 and switched due to the fact of inability to connect to the same WAP through a manual setup as the only wireless security option listed would be LEAP and PEAP would not show up within NetworkManager as an option.

As mentioned I am mainly curious what causes a listed WAP to be greyed out as I am sure there would be a trigger or something it can't detect to cause it. I have attempted searches into this and I have yet to see a similar situation although it sounds like it might be a common thing.

All Suggestions, Comments, Slanders, and Ideas are appreciated.
 
Old 07-15-2009, 11:13 AM   #2
eric_torti
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Hello, Zachet.

I'm not sure if I'm allowed to link to other forums, but this might be of some assistance.

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=974882
 
  


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