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F11: Should ipw2200 work with crda?

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – CRDA (Central Regulatory Domain Agent) permits your wireless card to use the wireless channels which are legal in the country you are in http://linuxwireless.org/en/developers/Regulatory/ My work notebook has an intel wifi adapter and currently lets me use wifi channels 1-11 Code: $ lspci | grep 2200 01:03.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 2200BG [Calexico2] Network Connection (rev 05) I also have an atheros PC card wireless adapter which if I remember correctly would only let me see channels 1-11. Since upgrading to Fedora 11 the atheros adapter now sees channels 1-13; 12 and 13 are legal in this country. I can see that much of the crda system is working on this PC - for example Code: $ regdbdump /usr/lib/crda/regulatory.bin | grep -A 10 FR: country FR:         (2402.000 - 2482.000 @ 40.000), (N/A, 20.00)         (5170.000 - 5250.000 @ 40.000), (N/A, 20.00)         (5250.000 - 5330.000 @ 40.000), (N/A, 20.00), DFS         (5490.000 - 5710.000 @ 40.000), (N/A, 27.00), DFS country GB:         (2402.000 - 2482.000 @ 40.000), (N/A, 20.00)         (5170.000 - 5250.000 @ 40.000), (N/A, 20.00)         (5250.000 - 5330.000 @ 40.000), (N/A, 20.00), DFS         (5490.000 - 5710.000 @ 40.000), (N/A, 27.00), DFS $ regdbdump /usr/lib/crda/regulatory.bin | grep -A 7 US: country US:         (2402.000 - 2472.000 @ 40.000), (3.00, 27.00)         (5170.000 - 5250.000 @ 40.000), (3.00, 17.00)         (5250.000 - 5330.000 @ 40.000), (3.00, 20.00), DFS         (5490.000 - 5710.000 @ 40.000), (3.00, 20.00), DFS         (5735.000 - 5835.000 @ 40.000), (3.00, 30.00) If, after a restart with just the internal intel card iw gives this error/diagnostic: Code: $ iw list nl80211 not found. $ If I plug in the atheros card: Code: $ iw list Wiphy phy1         Band 1:                 Frequencies:                         * 2412 MHz [1] (20.0 dBm)                         * 2417 MHz [2] (20.0 dBm)                         * 2422 MHz [3] (20.0 dBm)                         * 2427 MHz [4] (20.0 dBm)                         * 2432 MHz [5] (20.0 dBm)                         * 2437 MHz [6] (20.0 dBm)                         * 2442 MHz [7] (20.0 dBm)                         * 2447 MHz [8] (20.0 dBm)                         * 2452 MHz [9] (20.0 dBm)                         * 2457 MHz [10] (20.0 dBm)                         * 2462 MHz [11] (20.0 dBm)                         * 2467 MHz [12] (20.0 dBm)                         * 2472 MHz [13] (20.0 dBm)                         * 2484 MHz [14] (disabled)                         * 2512 MHz [-498] (disabled)                         * 2532 MHz [-494] (disabled)                         * 2552 MHz [-490] (disabled)                         * 2572 MHz [-486] (disabled)                         * 2592 MHz [-482] (disabled)                         * 2612 MHz [-478] (disabled)                         * 2632 MHz [-474] (disabled)                         * 2652 MHz [-470] (disabled)                         * 2672 MHz [-466] (disabled)                         * 2692 MHz [-462] (disabled)                         * 2712 MHz [-458] (disabled)                         * 2732 MHz [-454] (disabled)                 Bitrates:                         * 1.0 Mbps                         * 2.0 Mbps (short preamble supported)                         * 5.5 Mbps (short preamble supported)                         * 11.0 Mbps (short preamble supported)                         * 6.0 Mbps                         * 9.0 Mbps                         * 12.0 Mbps                         * 18.0 Mbps                         * 24.0 Mbps                         * 36.0 Mbps                         * 48.0 Mbps                         * 54.0 Mbps         Supported interface modes:                 * IBSS                 * managed                 * monitor                 * mesh point After removing the atheros card iw appears to do nothing silently Code: $ iw list $ Does anyone know if the intel card should work like the atheros? Thanks (HowTos)