Turning Tx Power off not working in client mode

Jiri Fojtasek jiri.fojtasek
Thu Dec 4 10:47:12 PST 2003

Ram Nayak wrote:

> I using the hostap driver as a client and by default the client is not 
> associated to any access point.
> I then use the command : "iwconfig wlan0 txpower off" to turn off the 
> transmitter.
> Using a wireless sniffer I see that the probe requests are still being 
> transmitted from the card. Why are the probe requests still being 
> transmitted?
> ..Ram
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"iwpriv wlan0 reset 3" to disable the radio
"iwpriv wlan0 reset 4" to enable the radio


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