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NetworkManager and wireless interfaces created by d-i (Re: Bug#606268:...)

On 04.04.2012 22:48, Michael Biebl wrote:
> 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.

Using a proper subject...


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