/proc/net/wireless not updating

Jason Straight jason at JeetKuneDoMaster.net
Fri Jan 23 00:06:19 EST 2004


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I brought this up a while ago - never heard any feedback on it.
Glad to see I'm not the only one noticing it.


On Thursday January 22 2004 08:02 pm, AthlonRob wrote:
> 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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