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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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