Anaconda/Features/WirelessSupport

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https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=473803
 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=473803
  
We offer various modes of wireless configuration with '''nm-c-e''', that is in graphical stage 2. We don't have loader UI and text mode UI for wireless. For kickstart and boot options, we support only WEP key authentication (<code>wepkey</code> and <code>essid</code> options).
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In F14 we offer various modes of wireless configuration with '''nm-c-e''', that is in graphical stage 2. We don't have loader UI and text mode UI for wireless. For kickstart and boot options, we support only WEP key authentication (<code>wepkey</code> and <code>essid</code> options). We need to add WPA authentication to kickstart.
  
 
There is a minor problem with AP selection in GUI (duplicate members of access point list in '''nm-c-e'''). In desktop the selection is done with '''NetworkManager Applet''' and I'd like to fix the problem by its integration into anaconda (which is also one of options for [[ Anaconda/Features/NetworkReconfiguration | Anaconda/Features/NetworkReconfiguration ]]).
 
There is a minor problem with AP selection in GUI (duplicate members of access point list in '''nm-c-e'''). In desktop the selection is done with '''NetworkManager Applet''' and I'd like to fix the problem by its integration into anaconda (which is also one of options for [[ Anaconda/Features/NetworkReconfiguration | Anaconda/Features/NetworkReconfiguration ]]).

Revision as of 23:48, 30 January 2011

Contents

Support wireless networking during installation

Summary

Allow installation over wireless networking devices.

Owner

Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 15
  • Last updated: 2011-01-19
  • Percentage of completion: ?% - depends on scope

Detailed Description

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=473803

In F14 we offer various modes of wireless configuration with nm-c-e, that is in graphical stage 2. We don't have loader UI and text mode UI for wireless. For kickstart and boot options, we support only WEP key authentication (wepkey and essid options). We need to add WPA authentication to kickstart.

There is a minor problem with AP selection in GUI (duplicate members of access point list in nm-c-e). In desktop the selection is done with NetworkManager Applet and I'd like to fix the problem by its integration into anaconda (which is also one of options for Anaconda/Features/NetworkReconfiguration ).

Benefit to Fedora

Scope

To be decided.

Test Plan

User Experience

Dependencies

Contingency Plan

Documentation

Release Notes