[driverloader] Signal Levels for WG511v2 (Marvell chipset)
gilles84 at rogers.com
Thu Feb 24 17:54:24 EST 2005
I obtained my info from the Gnome wireless applet, the
KDE one, and iwconfig. All of them give similar
results. The linear values mode appears to give higher
results, but still fluctuates a lot and drops to 0
often. I'm not sure what's causing this.
--- "Linuxant support (Jonathan)"
<support at linuxant.com> wrote:
> where do you obtain your signal level information?
> If you read it from
> the output of the 'iwconfig' and the 'iwlist'
> commands, then please note
> that these values are logarithmic values and this is
> why they might
> change so fast. These values are expected to be
> parsed by a front end,
> for example, the gnome wireless applet.
> You can have linear values if you prefer. In order
> to do this, you will
> have to modify the source code of DriverLoader a
> little bit. While the
> generic package is installed, in the file
> '/usr/lib/driverloader/modules/GPL/netndis.c', look
> for the
> NETNDIS_OPTIMIZE_QUAL_FOR_KDE define and change it
> the way you want.
> After that, please run the following commands to
> re-compile and re-load
> the DriverLoader module:
> dldrconfig -k
> dldrconfig -i
> Technical specialist / Linuxant
> support at linuxant.com
> Gilles Gauthier wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I noticed that the signal levels with this card
> > to be all over the place and seem wrong. It will
> > from signals in the 90s to nearly 0 in seconds
> > me moving, but the connection is never lost, which
> > leads me to believe the signal levels are being
> > reported wrong for some reason. Anyone have any
> > as to what may be causing this? DriverLoader works
> > fantastic otherwise, but this is a bit of an
> > for me.
> > Thanks.
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