Setting wifi channel

Derek Broughton news at
Mon Dec 5 15:23:59 UTC 2005

Xurxo Fernandez wrote:

> Whenever i turn the computer the wifi channel will be set to channel 6. I
> have to sudo iwconfig wlan0 channel 1 to set it to the right channel.
> I found no way to set AND keep the apropiate channel, no conf file or
> kcontrol entry.
> Someone can help me? Thanks

If you're using "infrastructure/managed" mode, then you _don't_ set your
channel.  Your computer finds the AP by ESSID and sets the channel to the
channel of the AP.

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