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SubjectRe: ipw3945 status
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On Sun, 2006-07-30 at 22:09 +0200, Rene Rebe wrote:
> HI,
>
> On Sunday 30 July 2006 20:03, Kasper Sandberg wrote:
>
> > > it would be totally ok if the kernel had a country= command line switch
> > > and the driver limitting functionality due that.
> > or simply state this in the help in Kconfig?
> > >
> > > People that want to violate the local regulations would require to lie to
> > > the kernel as they could install other country windows and drivers as
> > > well.
> > besides, im not even sure that specifying in Kconfig is necessary,
> > wouldnt it only be illegal in countries, if people actually modified the
> > source?
>
> I proposed a kernel command so distributors have a way to run-time
> change this.
>
> However now that I think about it a bit more, a simple sysfs attribute
> would be way more useful so the gui tool of the the distribution can
> switch the country immediatly and do not require a windows-al-like reboot.
>
or perhaps people should just not install/use stuff illegal in their
country.

> Yours,
>

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