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Posted by:Dutch
Subject:ath5k drivers for public safety
Date:10:07:36 18/02/2008

> > > I then upgrade my kernel and used the ath5k drivers but it reads as a 5.8Ghz card again and adding the "options countrycode=840" line in my /etc/modprobe.d/options file, the module errors stating this is an invalid parameter. How do I set the country code in the new drivers so it will set the card to work on the public safety spectrum?
> >
> > The ath5k drivers are a reverse engineered open HAL.
> >
> > I'd be very surprised if you could set that.
> >
> > -m
>
> So there is no way to make a public safety card (SR4C) read as public safety under the ath5k drivers? That's odd.

Shouldn't you ask the ath5K developers this, since its not a kismet problem.
Kismet displays what it gets from the driver, and it is the driver that is behaving different from your previous chosen driver.

Dutch


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