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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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