Blob Blame Raw
.\" Copyright 2009 Red Hat, Inc.
.TH segregdomain 1 2014-11-19 "CRDA" "User Commands"
.SH NAME
setregdomain \- set regulatory domain based on country code
.SH SYNOPSIS               
.B setregdomain                  
.SH DESCRIPTION
setregdomain sets the regulatory domain for your system; it takes no
arguments and is normally called via system script (eg, udev) rather
than manually by an administrator.

The regulatory domain is represented by an ISO / IEC 3166-1 alpha2
country code.  By default, setregdomain attempts to determine
the appropriate country code by examining the target of the
.IR /etc/localtime
symbolic link.  That information is used to look-up the matching
country code in the
.IR /usr/share/zoneinfo/zone.tab
file.

The country code look-up may fail.  This could be due to faulty
or incomplete information in the
.IR /usr/share/zoneinfo/zone.tab
file, or the use of an actual file rather than a symlink for
.IR /etc/localtime
, among other possibilities.  In those cases the system
administrator should define a COUNTRY environment variable in the
.IR /etc/sysconfig/regdomain
file.  This value will be used as the country code and the country
code look-up will be skipped.
.SH "FILES"
.BR /etc/sysconfig/regdomain
.BR /etc/localtime
.BR /usr/share/zoneinfo/zone.tab
.SH "SEE ALSO"
.BR iw (1)