Upgrade to 10.04 broke wireless.
kaj at haulrich.net
Sat May 8 22:42:20 UTC 2010
On Sat, 2010-05-08 at 23:40 +0200, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Kaj Haulrich wrote:
> > On Saturday 08 May 2010 13:35:32 Nils Kassube wrote:
> > > Kaj Haulrich wrote:
> > > > The upgrade from 9.10 to 10.04 - followed by re-install x3 -
> > > > broke my wireless completely, wicd as well as network-manager.
> > > > Everything appeared OK until I tried to connect via WPA
> > > > personal. Then it kept going like this: "Bad password" (it
> > > > wasn't). My network was visible enough, but no go. I tried
> > > > several laptops (Medion Akoyas) with RT2860STA cards - without
> > > > ever getting them to connect. (Bad password). I even tried to
> > > > install Ubuntu, Uubuntu Netbook Remix, vanilla Kubuntu and
> > > > Kubuntu Netbook Remix - all failed to connect.
> > >
> > > Did you install wicd for all versions or did you also try to use
> > > network-manager without wicd installed? You can only have either
> > > network-manager or wicd installed. Unfortunately there is no
> > > dependency conflict in the Lucid packages, so if you install wicd
> > > you should uninstall network-manager.
> > Yes. I removed network-manager completely before installing wicd on
> > all laptops (and vice-versa) - all failed with: "Bad password". It's
> > the first time I've ever experienced an upgrade/re-install to break
> > something important. Hence my report.
> I suppose it has something to do with your RT2860STA cards then. My
> machines with Intel and Atheros chipsets can work with both NM and wicd.
> I will probably upgrade a friends Akoya laptop to 10.04 tomorrow and I
> will check what chipset that one uses.
Yes, please report back. Funny thing is that my machines all could see
the network and report about encryption etc.. but then yelled: "Bad
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