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Re: [OT] NM vs. wicd (was: Re: On init in Debian)

On 2012-03-29 23:23:52 -0400, Chris Knadle wrote:
> On Thursday, March 29, 2012 04:09:57, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > Well, wicd has its own bugs, such as preventing a laptop from
> > suspending.
> Hmm.  That sucks.  I'd like to debug why you're running into this.  However  
> I've been using wicd for over two years and never had this problem, but I'm 
> also running a custom-built kernel (and have been for a long time).
> Any idea why wicd would prevent your laptop from suspending?  The best first 
> guess I have is perhaps a bug with the wireless card driver or firmware such 
> that it won't enter the suspend state.

I reported the problem (with wicd and system logs) several months


I don't know what's going on exactly, but from the logs, it seems
that when suspending, the connection is ended (as expected), but
then, wicd tries to reconnect, and this may interrupt the suspend.

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