Wireless not being activated automatically

Steve Morris samorris at netspace.net.au
Tue May 18 21:41:59 BST 2010

On 19/05/10 02:44, Nils Kassube wrote:
> 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.
> Nils
Sorry, I didn't mean I was running both together. What I meant was it 
doesn't matter which one is installed, I get the problem. The other 
thing I should point out is that this is occurring under Lucid, under 
Karmic networkmanager worked fine for the card.


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