On 04.04.2012 19:50, Filipus Klutiero wrote: > I just reinstalled Debian and for the first time did it via my wireless > network (with WPA encryption), without even requiring non-free firmware. > It was disappointing after that to discover that using wireless during > the install was what caused network-manager not to manage my wireless > card, after the installation :-/ > > I read the README and also tried managed=true to workaround, but that > didn't do it for me. NetworkManager would show my wireless card as > "Unavailable"... whatever that means. It reluctantly gave as only reason > for that state that the device was now managed... > d-i added this stanza to /etc/network/interfaces for my wireless card: > >> # The primary network interface >> allow-hotplug wlan0 >> iface wlan0 inet dhcp >> wpa-ssid 1391 >> wpa-psk openssh5.1p1 > > Commenting the allow-hotplug line managed to work around. It seems that > wlan0 was up when network-manager started, and this caused it not to > consider wlan0. After bringing wlan0 down and restarting > network-manager, NetworkManager could control wlan0. I thought d-i does *not* create any /e/n/i entries for wireless connections anymore, so NM can properly manage the interface later on. Can the d-i team comment on this, please. Michael -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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