iwspy with 0.1.3 doesn't work?
jt at bougret.hpl.hp.com
Fri Mar 12 12:12:26 EST 2004
On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 01:28:46PM +1030, Ryan Verner wrote:
> On 12/03/2004, at 1:15 PM, Jean Tourrilhes wrote:
> > iwlist scanning
> Ah, this does the trick, thankyou :-)
> # iwlist wlan0 scanning
> wlan0 Scan completed :
> Cell 01 - Address: 00:0A:95:E8:82:B1
> Quality:225/92 Signal level:-38 dBm Noise
> level:-39 dBm
> Any idea what causes the "Quality:225/92"? I'm guessing an
> incompatible version of wireless-tools reading information incorrectly,
> but I'm using the latest Debian Sid package (v26+v27-pre10, AFAIK).
> Would compiling the latest v26+v27-pre16 help anything, or is rolling
> back to an earlier version recommended (I'm using HostAP 0.1.3); or am
> I on the wrong track completely?
That's a driver issue. The tools only report what the driver
tells it. I think different versions of the firmware have different
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