Re: ipw3945 status

From: Rene Rebe
Date: Sun Jul 30 2006 - 16:07:24 EST


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.


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