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Re: Back to technical discussion? Yes!

On 05 Apr 00:55, Stanislav Maslovski wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 04, 2011 at 10:03:12PM +0200, Michelle Konzack wrote:
> > What I do not understand is WHY the Debian Project can not do an install
> > in two steps.  I mean installing the bare base using "ifupdown"  and  if
> > the user choose the Desktop-Task replace it with NM.
> AFAICT, the main concerns with the current ifupdown-based installation
> process is that its suport of wireless networks is very limited: only
> WEP is supported, and there are problems with lost connections. I am
> pretty sure that these problems may be addressed without replacing all
> the infrastructure and switching to NM, though.

It is?! I better tell my /etc/network/interfaces that those wpa keys in
there shouldn't work...

(I use ifupdown on my laptop *lots*, it has *several* wireless
configurations in /etc/network/interfaces, and a magical mapping script
that uses iwlist scan to check where we are... it all "just works"
including the WPA configuration...)

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