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Re: RFC: automagically set wireless regulatory domain in cfg80211



On Mon, 2009-03-02 at 12:43 -0500, John W. Linville wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 02, 2009 at 12:06:00PM -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> > On Mon, 2009-03-02 at 11:05 -0500, John W. Linville wrote:
> > > On Mon, Mar 02, 2009 at 10:36:09AM -0500, Kyle McMartin wrote:
> 
> > > > NetworkManager can probably set this somehow as well, but I haven't
> > > > bothered figuring out how.
> > > 
> > > It probably can and should, but I don't see NM growing such capability
> > > in the short term.
> > 
> > I do :)  Not in the next week, but it's something NM should be doing
> > quite soon.
> 
> That's good news -- I didn't want to volunteer you for more work.
> 
> Is this something we will see in F11?  In any case, I'm inclined to
> think an init script way to set the default still makes sense...?

Some fallback (like an init script) should be included in any case,
since some installations will obviously not be using NetworkManager.
NM, when in use, can certainly push updated regulatory settings when
necessary, over and above what the init script would do.

So we should really have both.

Dan



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