Marvell regulatory domain info storage?
wmb at firmworks.com
Mon Oct 2 19:25:55 EDT 2006
Ronak Chokshi wrote:
> - Burning the region code in the manufacturing data of the
> EEPROM is an option but a slightly difficult one. A better suggestion
> would be maintain this information on an external flash memory and
> have the driver read this information from the flash. This is what we
> have suggested to most of our customers also.
The OLPC manufacturing data that I was talking about is in the same
FLASH that contains the system BIOS. Is that the sort of "external
flash memory" that you recommend?
We were not intending to change the EEPROM that is attached to the
Marvell wireless device on a per-county basis.
> This also has an added advantage that it keeps the WLAN module the
> same for all the laptops going in several countries.
Yes, that is our intention.
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