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Re: [PATCH] rt2800: Initialize max_txpower to MAX_G_TXPOWER and MAX_A_TXPOWER respectively

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On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 6:21 PM, Tobias Diedrich <ranma@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> So, maybe we should do it the safe way and just register a safe default
>> of 20dBm for all channels?
> AFAIU that would cap you to 20dBm even if you are in a country that
> has higher limits (e.g. 27dBm in the US?).

Not necessarily because the driver won't allow tx power adjustments at all

For these devices we cannot rely on the tx power output at all and maybe
it makes sense to register a max power of 0 just to tell mac80211/cfg80211
that no tx power adjustments are possible on these devices?

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