Received signal strength

Eduard Garcia eduardg at mat.upc.es
Sat Aug 14 12:18:22 EDT 2004


Now, I add my message (sorry) :((

yes... I'm interested in everything involving power control. In addition to
sensitivity, I'd also like to get trustworthy data of received and
transmitted signal. What documentation/patches/etc. should I apply?


Thank you  ;)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Eduard Garcia" <eduardg_at_mat.upc.es>
To: <hostap_at_shmoo.com>
Sent: Saturday, August 14, 2004 5:42 PM
Subject: Re: Received signal strength


> Mensaje citado por Denis Vlasenko <vda_at_port.imtp.ilyichevsk.odessa.ua>:
>
> > On Saturday 14 August 2004 09:02, Vinayak Naik wrote:
> > > I have a question regarding received signal strength threshold value
> > > reported by iwconfig command.
> > >
> > > The output of the iwconfig says "Sensitivity=1/3". What does it
translate
> > > into watts?
> >
> > Hell knows. hostap has rudimentary support for setting sensitivity,
> > which does not seem to work. At least I was unable to see any effect
> > from setting it to any value.
> >
> > I made a pache which implements working sensitivity control,
> > but it wasn't accepted (maybe Jouni simply missed it).
> >
> > I can rediff/resend it if anybody interested.
> > --
> > vda
> >




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