Bug#566543: [lenny -> squeeze regression] ath5k: unable to connect to AP on channel 13 unless crda installed
# if there is a patch addressing this regression I'd be
# interested, but I really don't see that happening.
tags 566543 + wontfix
Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Sat, 2012-07-14 at 10:26 -0500, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
>> John S. Skogtvedt wrote:
>>> On linux-image-2.6.32-trunk-686 I am not able to connect, nor does
>>> the AP show up when running iwlist scan.
>>> I reported this to the linux-wireless list, thread available
>>> One of the replies suggested installing CRDA (RFP #536502), which fixed
>>> the problem.
>>> According to Luis R. Rodriguez:
>>> "No, Atheros cards by default abide by a custom strict world regulatory
>>> domain if CRDA is not present."
> I've now uploaded crda and wireless-regdb to squeeze-backports.
I'm not sure what to do about this bug. Maybe leave it open tagged
wontfix as documentation, or maybe find some more appropriate place
(squeeze errata?) to document that installing crda is strongly
encouraged so we can close it and still set people in the right