wpa_supplicant/ath5k won't detect hidden SSID when CONFIG_WIRELESS_OLD_REGULATORY disabled

Fiouz fiouzy
Sat Feb 14 16:21:28 PST 2009

On Sat, Feb 14, 2009 at 22:14, Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof at gmail.com> wrote:
>> [21171.159156] cfg80211: Calling CRDA to update world regulatory domain
>> [21179.832206] cfg80211: Calling CRDA for country: US
> Is that all you get on your kernel log about CRDA? You should see a list of
> frequency ranges, if not then I suspect your udev is not issuing out
> the udev event correctly. Can you try to upgrade to your latest
> distribution's udev just in case -- I doubt this is the issue but I
> have heard in one case that fixed the issue to a user. Then to verify
> udev is peachy you can do:
> udevadm monitor --environment kernel
> If you see the udev events then the next step is to check the udev
> rule is actually being called.

Thanks for pointing that out! The error was my crda udev rule located
in the wrong directory, moving it back to the goold one did fix the

I wrongly assumed CRDA was working since it did not receive any error
message (of course there wasn't since it wasn't told to execute

Note for myself: double check where Portage installs files for unstable ebuilds!

Thanks again.


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