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[Bug 615239] Re: Every Wi-Fi disconnection is treated as an authentication error


any update on this?

This is quite annoying especially on phone devices.
When you leave a WiFi an NM tries to reconnect and fails because it's too far, it treats that as an auth error, that prompts a UI dialog on your phone, asking for WiFi password.

That's already not ideal, but there's more: since it failed connecting,
NM won't reconnect to that WiFi again when you go back into the same
WiFi area, unless you explicitly ask it to...

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  Every Wi-Fi disconnection is treated as an authentication error

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Bug description:
  Binary package hint: network-manager

  I'm using lucid, with the 0.8-0ubuntu3, in a laptop, and is incredible that the nm-applet couldn't diagnostic why the wireless connection was lost and only trow the password prompt when I've lost the signal. nm-applet should see the kern.log or dmesg to react at signal lost. For example, when the kernel try 3 times probe the AP and don't get response nm-applet say The pc are far away from the access point and can not be connected. Please, move close to the access point or try another more near. And by the way, when the authentication fails, or the association.
  Architecture: i386
  CRDA: Error: [Errno 2] No existe el archivo o directorio
  CheckboxSubmission: ee8ebec101005ce57a9c3355b36ca8a7
  CheckboxSystem: edda5d4f616ca792bf437989cb597002
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
   auto lo
   iface lo inet loopback
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release i386 (20100429)
  IpRoute: dev wlan1  proto kernel  scope link  src  metric 2 dev wlan1  scope link  metric 1000 
   default via dev wlan1  proto static
  Keyfiles: Error: [Errno 2] No existe el archivo o directorio
  Package: network-manager 0.8-0ubuntu3
  PackageArchitecture: i386
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-24.39-generic
   0: phy0: Wireless LAN
   	Soft blocked: no
   	Hard blocked: no
  Tags: lucid
  Uname: Linux 2.6.32-24-generic i686

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