[PATCH] bgscan: Add centralized signal_monitor

Kalle Valo kvalo
Sat Apr 9 10:25:06 PDT 2011

Hi Paul,

Paul Stewart <pstew at google.com> writes:

> The signal strength number tells only half of the picture with
> respect to signal quality.  The other half is the prevailing
> noise on the channel.  The two together indicate how easily the
> interface is able to pull data out of the background noise.

Sorry, I never found the time to really look at your patch even I had
marked it so. 

But I want to comment anyway that I'm a bit skeptic on relying on the
noise value as not all drivers provide it accurately. For example, in
wl1251 I never found any reliable information how to calculate the
noise so I was forced to make wild guesses.

Kalle Valo

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