Signal strength through DBus interface
dcbw at redhat.com
Mon Aug 18 15:58:00 EDT 2014
On Sun, 2014-08-17 at 22:48 +1000, a.brooks2 at marathon-targets.com wrote:
> I'm trying to interface to wpa_supplicant through the DBus interface --
> specifically I want to monitor the RSSI of my connection.
> I can find the BSS that it's connected to and read the "Signal"
> property, so far so good. But I notice that it updates only very slowly
> (whereas I can see it change in real-time using e.g. "/sbin/iw wlan0
> Is this expected? Is there a way to see the signal change faster
> through the DBus interface?
There is no way to retrieve this information through the D-Bus interface
currently, but I'll send a patch that will do it.
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