KNetworkManager often ignores wireless

Reinhold Rumberger rrumberger at
Sat Feb 27 07:59:06 GMT 2010

On Saturday 27 February 2010, lanzen wrote:
> On Saturday 27 February 2010 08:27:43 Wolfgang Jeltsch wrote:
> > However, what does “deactivating device (reason: 2)” mean? What
> > is the meaning of the state change from “down” to “idle”?
> As I had no idea and wanted to know I googled a bit a and the
> following came out:
> -------> quote <------------------
> Reason 2 means the server is up, but that it couldn’t create a
> connection with your client. In the vast majority of cases, if
> you see Reason 2, it is because you have a firewall installed.
> [...]
> -------> quote end <------------------
> Taken from:
> hats-the- deal-with-reason-2

Seeing as Wolfgang is asking about NM and not "Battalion: Arena", I 
don't see the relevance in this case.
Also, I doubt that there is a firewall blocking the loopback 


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