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F19 Wifi continously asking for the key

asked 2013-09-23 19:10:09 -0500

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updated 2013-09-23 19:11:10 -0500

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I have recently installed F19 on my Lenovo T420 Laptop, with RHEL 6.4 dual boot. Wifi works great with RHEL 6.4 but when I switch to F19 it keeps on asking for the activation key, and once I provide the key, it goes on "Waiting For Authentication" mode after few seconds again asks for key. Can somebody please advice.

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Are you using the same home directory for both installations? If so, can you try to create a new user. I suspect the RHEL wireless configuration might be conflicting with F19.

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hmaarrfk gravatar imagehmaarrfk ( 2013-09-23 19:11:58 -0500 )edit

Is the network you are connecting to using WPA2 Enterprise by any chance?

nonamedotc gravatar imagenonamedotc ( 2013-09-23 22:36:50 -0500 )edit

Hey, no its not the same home dir, BTW I am using same /boot file-system , I tried with different users, and yes wifi uses WPA2 Enterprise key

vickysingh99 gravatar imagevickysingh99 ( 2013-11-02 09:35:01 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-10-24 19:57:16 -0500

I am unsure if this would be helpful or not but, I also had a problem similar to this in a different distribution. The problem I had was that when the distribution would update it would get kicked off the wireless network thus always prompting me for the wireless password. When I restarted the distribution it would register a complete update and wireless worked again. See if restarting it helps at all for you.

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I restarted still no progress

vickysingh99 gravatar imagevickysingh99 ( 2013-11-02 09:36:00 -0500 )edit

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