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Bug 1516935 - NetworkManager does not connect to Wi-Fi, if you change the MAC address
Summary: NetworkManager does not connect to Wi-Fi, if you change the MAC address
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Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: NetworkManager
Version: 27
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
unspecified
unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: lorenzo bianconi
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-11-23 15:48 UTC by Айфф
Modified: 2018-02-28 15:15 UTC (History)
13 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2018-02-28 15:15:21 UTC


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Description Айфф 2017-11-23 15:48:30 UTC
Can't connect to Wi-Fi via NetworkManager, if you change the MAC address (in settings “Clone MAC address”). If you connect without changing the MAC address, then everything works.

What could be the problem?

Comment 1 Thomas Haller 2017-11-23 16:28:54 UTC
The driver not supporting to change the MAC address.

Or a race condition in supplicant to not notice the MAC address change.


Provide a logfile if level=TRACE level ( https://cgit.freedesktop.org/NetworkManager/NetworkManager/tree/contrib/fedora/rpm/NetworkManager.conf ).

Comment 2 Айфф 2017-11-23 17:24:23 UTC
MT7601U wireless adapter.

https://paste.fedoraproject.org/paste/kktYUueZSn9TehC-lM8PNA

Comment 3 Thomas Haller 2017-11-23 22:11:49 UTC
Could be http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/hostap/2017-October/038035.html

Beniamino?

Comment 4 Beniamino Galvani 2017-11-23 22:55:24 UTC
(In reply to Thomas Haller from comment #3)
> Could be http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/hostap/2017-October/038035.html

It's possible.

(In reply to Айфф from comment #2)
> MT7601U wireless adapter.
> 
> https://paste.fedoraproject.org/paste/kktYUueZSn9TehC-lM8PNA

Hi, can you also attach wpa_supplicant debug logs? To capture them add '-dd' to OTHER_ARGS in /etc/sysconfig/wpa_supplicant, then run 'systemctl restart wpa_supplicant'; reproduce the issue and then attach the output of

  journalctl -u NetworkManager -u wpa_supplicant --since '2 minutes ago'

Thanks.


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