Firmware for > 11 channels

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Wed Jun 16 06:23:17 PDT 2004

On Thu, Jun 17, 2004 at 12:39:27AM +1200, Matt Brown wrote:

> I assume the hostap driver works with whatever channels the card
> firmware reports are available?

Yes. I haven't tested channel 14, but at least 1-13 have worked fine
with cards sold in Europe.

> Does anybody know if there is firmware available, say from Japan, or
> somewhere in Europe that enables all 13 (or 14) channels? Has the
> hostap driver been tested with this firmware?

There is no separate firmware for Europe/Japan as far as I know. The
allowed channels are configured in the card PDA (with other
configuration items, like MAC address). One would need to change the PDA
contents for an upgrade (e.g., using a PDA file to override the values
from flash). If I remember correctly, this was discussed some time ago
on this mailing list.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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