[Pkg-utopia-maintainers] Bug#514943: Bug#514943: network-manager: wired connection remains with wireless associated and no cable
biebl at debian.org
Thu Feb 12 06:57:44 UTC 2009
Drew Parsons schrieb:
> Package: network-manager
> Version: 0.7.0-1
> Severity: normal
> A change in network-manager behaviour appears to have been triggered
> by the 2.6.28 linux kernel.
> Up till now, I've had network-manager automatically connect to and
> switch between wired and wireless networks. At work I insert the
> cable, and my wired connection is set up. I take my laptop home, and
> it finds my wireless network, the wired connection is switched off.
> Now all of a sudden I've found that when I get home, the wired
> connection is still on, even though no cable is inserted to the
> ethernet jack. At the same time the wireless network is still found
> and set up. But because nm has already set up the eth0 interface, the
> gateway and dns (/etc/resolve.conf) is not rewritten. wlan0 is routed
> to the local network only, the gateway is still set to the eth0
> address. So I can't connect properly to the external internet from
> The only way I know to work around the problem is to switch off
> "Connects automatically" in the nm configuration entry for the wired
> network. This makes it less convenient at work, where previously I
> just had to plug in the cable for nm to set up the connection.
> As far as I can tell the only change I've made to cause this new
> behaviour is to install a 2.6.28 kernel (well, bind9-host also got
> upgraded over the weekend along with associated libraries).
What driver do you use?
What does nm-tool say for eth0, is carrier detect supported?
You might also check the syslog .
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universe are pointed away from Earth?
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