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... Michael P.S.: Please CC me on replies, I'm not subscribed to debian-boot -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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