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Old 04-13-2009, 11:58 PM   #1
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Gentoo: Trying to get my wireless card working with NetworkManager

I just got my Airlink AWLH5025 to connect using the instructions provided by Gentoo Wiki's article on Wireless Networking. I'd like to use NetworkManager, but I'm running into problems - launching it kills my connection, and even though it finds my network it won't connect to it.
Old 04-15-2009, 11:27 AM   #2
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Network Manager is a piece of *&^%. Sorry NM developers, but I am not impressed.

NM continually messed up my /etc/network/interfaces file so I removed it and replaced it with wicd although I still prefer to edit the /etc/network/interfaces file myself (it is usually quicker to do this than use the GUIs)
Old 04-15-2009, 11:48 AM   #3
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I understand the problem, since it is not easy to for us Gentoo user to play with /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules and /etc/conf.d/rc just to keep NM from hindering networks. I agree with tredegar to use wicd instead.


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