Re: Linux and IBM : "unauthorized" mini-PCI : TCPA updates

From: Josh Litherland (
Date: Tue Jun 03 2003 - 15:02:13 EST

In article <> you wrote:

> There was a thread here(i think) recently about wirless causing problems
> with other frequencies, and that you could only broadcast in a specific
> set of frequencies. I assume this is related to what IBM has done.

The cards we were testing were 11b, so they wouldn't fall under the
banner of any evil frequency hopping device. Crippling the PCI slot to
prevent use of a card that could potentially break FCC regs provided
someone uses nonexistant published specs to develop an as-yet
nonexistant driver seems a might rash, don'tcha think ?

Josh Litherland (
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