Incorrect data from iwconfig
david at gibson.dropbear.id.au
Tue Sep 3 10:04:31 EST 2002
On Mon, Sep 02, 2002 at 03:56:13PM -0700, Phillip Davis wrote:
> Hello, I am using wireless-tools-25-1
> when I run iwconfig I get all the right information except in the link
> quality, signal level and noise level areas. I get zeroes. This is
> definitely not the case, as it works! and with previous versions of the
> wireless tools and the orinoco_cs module it has given me data there.
> what could I have wrong or what could cause this bug/error?
You're using ad-hoc mode - signal levels are not well defined, because
they depend on which station you're talking to. To monitor signal
level for a particular peer, use iwspy.
Also, please move orinoco driver related questions to the
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