CDMA connection will not "Connect automatically" when device is re-inserted.

Bug #384636 reported by Derek White on 2009-06-07
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
network-manager (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

1) Have a Mobile Broadband connection, with the "Connect automatically" check-box checked. (Under Edit Connections)
2) [Optional] Manually disconnect the connection by left-clicking nm-applet and selecting "Disconnect".
3) Remove the device from the USB port.
4) Wait for nm to catch up and re-insert the device.
5) nm does not reconnect the connection.

Adapter: Verizon Wireless Broadband USB727 (Novatel Wireless) 3G CDMA

Derek White (d-man97) on 2009-06-07
description: updated
summary: - CDMA connection manually "Disconnect"ed will not "Connect automatically"
- when device is re-inserted.
+ CDMA connection will not "Connect automatically" when device is re-
+ inserted.

Confirming exactly the same problem with Huawei E172 modem on Vodafone.

Technical details:

Distro Version - Ubuntu Karmic 9.10, 32-bit, default fresh install with latest updates
Desktop Environment - GNOME 2.28.1 (Ubuntu 2009-11-03)
Kernel - Linux 2.6.31-19-generic
System - Athlon 64 3400 2.2GHz processor, NVidia 6800LE graphics, 1.5MB RAM
Network Manager Applet Version - 0.7.996
Modem - Huawei E172 USB stick on Vodafone with latest firmware

Edit - also get same problem on my Intel-based laptop (HP Compaq 6720s).

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Thomas Hood (jdthood) on 2012-10-30
affects: network-manager-applet (Ubuntu) → network-manager (Ubuntu)
Changed in network-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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