Which is better way for scanning AP channel
ahuguet at cttc.es
Thu Apr 5 04:14:17 PDT 2007
I did forgot to add that I think the instruction:
iwlist wlan0 scan
works better if used as superuser.
So either use:
then introduce the password,
or try with:
sudo iwlist wlan0 scan
in order to get the desired results.
Thanks for the extra information Edu.
> Correct me if I'm wrong
> The best way to scan the air in order to detect interfering cells would
> 1 ? Move to Managed mode
> 2 ? Disable ESSID
> 3 ? Accept all beacons
> 4 ? set manual roaming and scanning
> 5 ? scan
> iwconfig wlan0 mode managed essid any
> prism2_param wlan0 host_roaming 2
> prism2_param wlan0 other_ap_policy 3
> iwlist wlan0 scan
> As Mr Huguet said, ap_scan sets inter-scan timer (time between
> consecutive passive scans).
> I know it sounds off topic but, regarding frequency selection
> IEEE 802.11a devices in Europe following 802.11h amendments, implement
> Dynamic Frequency Selection with which associated stations are able to
> report to their APs the presence of interfering sources. The AP has
> the ability to announce to its associated STAs a channel change based
> on these reports.
> 2007/4/5, Namrata Sorte <namrata.r.sorte at gmail.com>:
>> I want to improve performance of my wireless lan by selecting channel
>> Access Points. At this stage I would like to configure my network to
>> channel only at start one which is less noisy and high signal level.
>> Which method/way can be better to do so? Will ap_scan mode help me for
>> so? What exactly ap_scan does? Could anybody please guide me for the
>> Thanks in advance.
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