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Bug 448103 - clock applet misbehaves with "Hotel-type" network access
Summary: clock applet misbehaves with "Hotel-type" network access
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-panel
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Dan Winship
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: F10DesktopTarget
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-05-23 14:10 UTC by Tom London
Modified: 2008-10-22 18:51 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-10-22 18:51:34 UTC

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Description Tom London 2008-05-23 14:10:30 UTC
Description of problem:
When booting with "hotel type" network access (that is, DHCP provides IP
address, but traffice is blocked until you bring up browser and agree to "rules
of the road"), the clock/weather applet only displays time, not weather.

Even after you click the browser button to agree to the rules and waiting many
minutes, no weather is displayed.

I could not find a menu item nor button that would cause the applet to "resync".

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Seems every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Boot system in "hotel setting" (i.e., get valid IP address, but traffic is
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 John Poelstra 2008-10-15 23:20:22 UTC
This bug has been triaged

Comment 2 Matthias Clasen 2008-10-17 13:48:27 UTC
after a chat with dan, it seems hard to make NetworkManager handle these situations much better. So for now, the best fix is probably to just make the clock applet try again (more frequently than the regular 30m) if it fails to get initial weather data.

Comment 3 Dan Winship 2008-10-17 19:28:40 UTC

Comment 4 Dan Winship 2008-10-20 15:58:50 UTC
fixed in gnome-panel 2.24.1 which should get pulled into rawhide tonight or tomorrow

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