[arch-general] i3stats depends on wireless_tools, causing "firmware load for regulatory.db failed" w/o wireless-regdb

Dave M. davemorgan353 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 12 18:37:03 UTC 2018

> On 8/12/18 2:54 PM, Damjan Georgievski via arch-general wrote:
>> On 12 August 2018 at 01:48, David C. Rankin
>> <drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:
>>> Archdevs,
>>>    There seems to be a funny depends (or missing depends) issue for 
>>> *some*
>>> systems without wireless that have i3status installed.
>>>    This appears to be because i3stats depends on wireless_tools, 
>>> which during
>>> boot triggers an attempt
>> I don't see anything in the wireless_tools package that would trigger 
>> on boot.
>> there are no udev rules or systemd services.
> Out of curiosity I checked my journalctl boot logs and this is what I 
> see:
>  kernel: cfg80211: failed to load regulatory.db
>  kernel: platform regulatory.0: Direct firmware load for regulatory.db 
> failed with error -2
>  kernel: cfg80211: Loaded X.509 cert 'sforshee: 00b28ddf47aef9cea7'
>  kernel: cfg80211: Loading compiled-in X.509 certificates for 
> regulatory database

It's been generating these entries since July 20th for me.

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