Signal in /proc/net/hostap/wlan0/ap

Mike Saywell ms at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu May 15 07:34:42 EDT 2003


On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 11:03:11PM +0200, Lukic wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I was just wondering if somebody could help me with the stats in
> > /proc/net/hostap/wlan0/ap.  In particular what is the signal measured in?
> 
> IMHO: let's say, that signal is S, signal in dB is then -100+(S/2,56)

Hmm but that make's the signal less than -90db every time, which can't
be right.

Maybe if it was -100+(S/0.56) that would make more sense to me at
least... :)

Thanks,

Mike

> > e.g. on one box I get...
> >
> > root at beastie linux-2.4.20 # cat /proc/net/hostap/wlan0/ap
> > # BSSID CHAN SIGNAL NOISE RATE SSID FLAGS
> > 00:90:4b:0d:fd:56 3 21 0 20 'test' [ESS]
> > 00:30:ab:09:99:66 3 19 0 10 'consume|SOWN' [ESS]
> > 00:30:ab:07:db:3e 3 10 0 55 'sown' [ESS]



More information about the HostAP mailing list