How can I check the power output of the wireless card in the accesspoint???
Tue Oct 19 16:13:36 PDT 2004
On Wed, 2004-10-20 at 00:23, Afsaneh Sattari wrote:
> Would you pls help me to know how I can check the power output of the
> wireless card in the accesspoint usign hostAp.
# iwpriv wlan0 readmif 62
should return a value in the 0..255 range, with 127 being the minimum and 128 the
maximum power. Similarly, "iwpriv writemif 62 <value>" should set txpower to <value>.
>From the README:
<--- QUOTE --->
iwpriv wlan0 readmif <2*CR>
iwpriv wlan0 writemif <2*CR> <val>
testing commands that allow low-level access to baseband processor
configuration registers; do *NOT* use these, unless you are sure what
you are doing; these do not have error checking and it may be
possible to cause physical damage to your equipment by setting invalid
<--- END QUOTE --->
"The program isn't debugged until the last user is dead."
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