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Limit piaware to 2.4 ghz wifi

My Pi 4 is not working well on 5 ghz. My router does not have the capability to set up an SSID only on 2.4 ghz. I have seen threads on how to edit the resin-wifi-01 file and use the band=bg command. I cannot find this anywhere in the piaware folder set. I have also seen comments that piaware is not a full OS which may explain why I cannot find the file.

Can piaware be configured to connect only to 2.4 ghz? If yes, please let me know how.

Is it possible to load the full OS then load just the piaware module so I have access to more wifi configuration settings?

Thanks in advance

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Just follow that, should get you going.
If i understand correctly you already know what to put in the wpa_supplicant.conf :slight_smile:

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Thanks! I’ll have a go at it.

ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev
update_config=1
country=DE
freq_list=2412 2417 2422 2427 2432 2437 2442 2447 2452 2457 2462 2467 2472

network={
	ssid="ssid"
	psk="password"
}

Change country to your country code: Country Codes List

That should work i think?

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Thanks again, I appreciate your help.

Just a note to add that I was successful restricting the Pi to 2.4 ghz within piaware
go to Boot directory
edit the file piware-config.txt
below where you enter the wifi SSID and password, enter band=bg

wireless-ssid yourssid
wireless-password yourpw
bang=bg

Write it out, exit, reboot

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