[arch-dev-public] [signoff] libnl 1.1-1, iw 0.9.7-1, crda 0.9.5-1

Tom K tom at archlinux.org
Fri Jan 2 19:42:41 EST 2009

Thomas Bächler wrote:
> With 2.6.28, the new wirless regulatory infrastructure is there. The 
> above packages are in extra (libnl) or testing (iw, crda). If we want 
> proper wireless support, we need these packages in core. It works like 
> this:
> - Install crda
> - Uncomment the right country code in /etc/conf.d/wireless-regdom
> - Add wireless-regdom to your rc.conf DAEMONS and run 
> /etc/rc.d/wireless-regdom start
> The kernel will now know on which frequencies you are allowed to send. 
> Without this, you should only be able to access a small number of 
> channels.
> The cfg80211_regdom kernel module option will be removed in 2.6.29 and 
> should not be used anymore.
All good here. Signoff x86_64.


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