Wireless not being activated automatically

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Tue May 18 17:44:16 BST 2010

Steve Morris wrote:
> I have a wireless network card that requires ndiswrapper in order to
> function. With both wicd and network-manager I have to activate the
> connection manually even though both are configured to start it
> automatically. What do I need to look at to determine why both these
> network managers cannot start the interface automatically, even
> though the required alias are in place.

They can't start the interface because only one of them may control an 
interface. Otherwise they fight each other and none of them wins. Either 
uninstall wicd or networkmanager. But I can't tell you which one works 
better for your card.


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