[PATCH] pass signal strength through, fix units
j at w1.fi
Sun Apr 1 11:49:22 EDT 2012
On Mon, Mar 05, 2012 at 09:04:19AM +0100, Johannes Berg wrote:
> The signal strength is currently never used as the
> only driver reporting it is nl80211 which uses
> IEEE80211_RADIOTAP_DB_ANTSIGNAL which is never
> populated by the kernel. The kernel will (soon)
> populate IEEE80211_RADIOTAP_DBM_ANTSIGNAL instead
> though, so use that.
> Also, since it was never really populated, we can
> redefine the signal field to be in dBm units only.
> My next patch will also require knowing the signal
> strength of probe requests throughout the code
> (where available), so add it to the necessary APIs.
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