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Bug 1056162 - Wireless: the lack of regulatory entries makes AD country unable to use some wifi drivers
Summary: Wireless: the lack of regulatory entries makes AD country unable to use some ...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: crda
Version: 19
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: John W. Linville
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-01-21 15:38 UTC by Jordi Sanfeliu
Modified: 2014-12-19 18:30 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version: crda-1.1.3_2014.11.18-1.fc19
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2014-12-19 18:30:26 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Output in '/var/log/messages' using the AD and US localtimes (deleted)
2014-01-21 15:38 UTC, Jordi Sanfeliu
no flags Details

Description Jordi Sanfeliu 2014-01-21 15:38:43 UTC
Created attachment 853322 [details]
Output in '/var/log/messages' using the AD and US localtimes

Description of problem:

I've found that if the system is configured to be under the localtime 'Europe/Andorra', it's completely unable to use some modern wifi devices like:

ID 148f:5370 Ralink Technology, Corp. RT5370 Wireless Adapter

I've provided a file which includes the output in '/var/log/messages' under both localtimes (AD and US) after plugging the device on each localtime.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Set your system under the 'Europe/Andorra' localtime:
# ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Andorra /etc/localtime

2. Plug the wifi device into the USB connector.

Actual results:

NetworkManager doesn't finalizes the wifi network.

Expected results:

NetworkManager configures successfully the wifi network.

Additional info:

Comment 1 John W. Linville 2014-01-21 15:45:06 UTC
Perhaps you could provide a proposed wireless ruleset?

Comment 2 Jordi Sanfeliu 2014-01-21 17:24:08 UTC
(In reply to John W. Linville from comment #1)


I've been using the ES localtime and it works without any problem. I'm not sure what is a correct rule set but I think that, by proximity, AD could use the same one as in ES:

country AD:
        (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


Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2014-12-03 16:23:46 UTC
crda-1.1.3_2014.11.18-1.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.

Comment 4 Jordi Sanfeliu 2014-12-03 16:57:45 UTC
(In reply to Fedora Update System from comment #3)
> crda-1.1.3_2014.11.18-1.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.

Thank you very much!

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2014-12-04 06:19:49 UTC
Package crda-1.1.3_2014.11.18-1.fc19:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 19 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing crda-1.1.3_2014.11.18-1.fc19'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2014-12-19 18:30:26 UTC
crda-1.1.3_2014.11.18-1.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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