/proc/net/wireless not updating

AthlonRob AthlonRob at axpr.net
Thu Jan 22 20:02:24 EST 2004


On Thu, 2004-01-22 at 06:26, Michael Kebe wrote:

> seems like /proc/net/wireless is not updating unless iwconfig is 
> executed. For example the monitor software wavemon uses this and it very 
> annoying always to update manually...

Good catch on iwconfig updating it!  Whenever /proc/net/wireless is
polled on my system, I get this in my syslog:

Jan 22 17:00:46 dell kernel: wlan0: hostap_get_wireless_stats() called
while atomic - skipping signal quality query

iwconfig actually does update /proc/net/wireless, though... so at least
now I can manually update my gkrellm display!

Rob




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