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SubjectRe: [REGRESSION] Trouble seeing some wireless networks in latest git
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On Sunday 27 April 2008 17:43:39 Larry Finger wrote:
> Priit Laes wrote:
> > Hey,
> >
> > There seems to be some kind of regression in wireless drivers that makes
> > it not possible to see some wireless networks.
> >
> > This can be seen with both b43 and iwl3945 drivers.
> >
> > Using Kismet wireless scanner these networks were visible under latest
> > git.
> > All the networks rendered invisible seem to be from channels: 1 (one
> > network visible), 3, 8, 12 and 13. Visible networks are in channels 1,
> > 4, 6, 9 and 11.
> >
> > Any hints how to debug this further?
>
> This regression sounds like a perfect place to use git bisection. As it affects
> b43 and iwl3945, I would suspect some change in mac80211.

Nah, it's a regulatory setting issue.
The default regdomain is US, which only allows chans 1-11.
There's some module parameter to switch the regdomain.
This is not a regression, but a feature.

--
Greetings Michael.


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