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Old 03-26-2011, 09:35 AM   #1
Jorek
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iwlist does not scan for APs on channel 12 & 13


Hi!

I have a netbook with a onboard WIFI card(Broadcom 5727(rev 01)) and a Realtek RTL8191S USB WIFI donge. Both work.

My problem is; I can't get these to scan for AP's running on channel 12 and 13.

Is there a way to fix this?

Distro: Slackware 13.1
Kernel: 2.6.33.4-smp

Cheers,
Jorek
 
Old 04-05-2011, 02:04 PM   #2
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Was the equipment manufactured to be legal in North America? Channels 12 and 13 are not available in the USA and Canada.
http://documentation.netgear.com/ref...sics-3-05.html

Or maybe your driver thinks it is operating in North America.

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