[PATCH] Revert "ath: add support for special 0x0 regulatory domain"

Sebastian Gottschall s.gottschall at newmedia-net.de
Mon Sep 19 22:42:36 PDT 2022

Am 20.09.2022 um 01:42 schrieb Sergey Ryazanov:

> Hello,
> I would like to add my 2c.
> On Mon, Sep 19, 2022 at 8:25 PM Tim Harvey <tharvey at gateworks.com> wrote:
>> I'm not clear if
>> there are many other cards that have this same issue.
> The list of cards with unprogrammed regdomain can be extended with
> several relatively modern models:
>    * MikroTik R11e-5HacD (QCA9882 based)
>    * MikroTik R11e-5HacT (QCA9880 based)
>    * QNAP QWA-AC2600 (QCA9984 based) [1]
> As you can see these are powerful and massive cards for WISPs. Or at
> least to run as an AP. I also know a bunch of .11a/b/g/n cards with
> zero regdomain and the same target audience. Except maybe for the
> legacy Wistorn CM9, which is a relatively compact card.
> Also, a huge number of wireless routers and access points have
> unprogrammed regdomain. But probably this is not the case, since they
> anyway can not run a stock kernel.
> 1. https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1895333
let me add my 2c. the regdomain 0 is very common and defacto a standard 
for all non oem cards on the market. i have only seen real programmed cards
as buildin cards in laptops.
beside of these zero cards there are other special regdomains available 
for ath cards


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