[arch-dev-public] [signoff] kernel26 2.6.28-2

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Mon Jan 5 17:43:49 EST 2009

On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 4:18 PM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Dan McGee schrieb:
>> And I'm not sure you even have to add anything to daemons at all- when
>> I installed these packages on my laptop, the udev rule seemed to take
>> care of everything and called crda all on its own.
> Of course. The problem is that the kernel doesn't know what the correct
> regulatory domain is. I think some drivers can notify it if they have a
> country code in their EEPROM, and starting with 2.6.29, a code can be
> received from an AP. I had to set the domain. If you look at the daemon
> script, all it does is "iw reg set XX". The kernel seems to use US by
> default (although it should probably use 00).

Ahh, being on this side of the pond I just assumed it was smart.
Didn't realize it wasn't pulling that country code from the config
file but it just happened to pick US.


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