On Sun, 30 Mar 2008, Justin Mason wrote:
> Yeah, NetworkManager tends to be really flaky in my experience. In
> particular it tended to stop my wifi device every day or so, until I
> killed it with prejudice and went back to the old Debian style --
> something like this in /etc/network/interfaces :
>> iface ath0 inet static
> wireless-essid [blah]
> wireless-key fc56[blahblah]
> address 10.19.72.7
> netmask 255.255.255.0
> gateway 10.19.72.1
>> Then "ifup ath0" to bring up the device, "ifdown ath0" etc.
You should be able to do this with NetworkManager, by picking "manual
configuration" and turning off "roaming mode" which is the really flakey
bit in my experience. So, you can avoid the text file config at least.
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