TX power - growl!

Dave dave
Tue Mar 30 20:55:26 PST 2004

Instead of using iwpriv command, have you tried the
iwconfig wlan0 txpower 100mW (or whatever power you want)

I'm using a high power senao card and that command seems to be working 
for me.
Good luck

On Mar 30, 2004, at 7:53 PM, mike-hostap at tiedyenetworks.com wrote:

> Howdy,
> 	So why is the subject of TX power such a dark mysterious secret?
> I've got some seano/engenius cards (pcmcia) and some I use in access 
> point
> configurations, and others I use in client devices. But in either mode,
> setting the tx power using the iwpriv wlan0 prism2_param 6 x command
> doesn't seem to have any effect whatsoever on the power output of the
> card. Yes my testing is suspect because I don't have a spectrum 
> analyzer
> at my disposal and I was only able to test by associating with a cisco 
> AP
> and reading the 'received signal strength', but still I can't detect 
> any
> change wether I use 1, 50, 126, 129 or 254. I also tried the wlan-ng
> drivers (for client mode) and they claim no tx powers are available.. 
> so
> I'm just lost.
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