Is it possible to know rssi?

Dan Williams dcbw
Thu Jan 10 08:14:45 PST 2008

On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 15:00 +0530, Raghavendra. S wrote:
> Hi All,
>  Is it possible to know RSSI(Received Signal Strength) using wpa supplicant?

Not implemented, and it's sort of pointless to do this with
wpa_supplicant since the information is easily available with other
means that don't involve screenscraping of iw* tools or much of your own
code at all.

I'd recommend periodically poking either:


or use ioctl() with the SIOCGIWSTATS selector.


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