[sf-lug] Getting wireless working

jim jim at well.com
Sun Jan 3 16:40:38 PST 2010

thank you, shawn, for posting this to the list. 
i'm sure several of us (me for sure) will be 
interested in ken's response. 

On Sun, 2010-01-03 at 14:34 -0800, Shawn Lewis wrote:
> Ken,
> It was good working with you at the Cafe. Thanks for the help.
> When I got home, I installed Network Manager to see what it would do.
> It did fix the wireless issue After I commented out the blacklist of
> b43 and ssd (?).
> And, miraculously, Network Manager did not overwrite
> my /etc/network/interfaces file, so the static setup on the Ethernet
> card stayed.
> But, I really have no idea what to look for (even though we discussed
> it, briefly) to find out how Network Manager is making the wireless
> work.
> Can you describe that to me in broad and simple terms?
> Thanks,
> Shawn
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