Signal quality/strength indication
roy at gnomon.org.uk
Sun Feb 1 09:34:30 EST 2004
When I connect to a public unencrypted AP, the signal strength and
quality reported by iwconfig get updated automatically: successive
calls to iwconfig display slight fluctuation in the figures, as one
When I connect to my home AP (WPA-PSK), the signal quality and
strength never change for the lifetime of the connection. I can walk
50 yards, and the figures don't change by a single dB.
(Haven't tried it with a WEP AP.)
I'm running a snapshot from Jaunary 4, FWIW. Station firmware is
Is something broken in reporting signal quality with WPA?
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