ivan at vector.kharkov.ua
Fri Feb 27 10:25:28 EET 2004
> On Friday 27 February 2004 05:06, Homer Parker wrote:
> > I'm seeing quite a bit of difference between the RSSI/LQ in ap-utils and
> > that shown in simpleMonitor that comes with the smartBridges APPO. The
> > stats show in ap-utils is quite a bit higher. IE:
> > ap-utils LQ RSSI
> > 1 0050FCA5794E 82% -84dBm
> > simplemonitor
> > 1 0050FCA5794E 60% 27%(-72dBm)
-72dBm => Incorrectly !!!
It is old problem smartBridges ...
> > These were taken at the same time with simpleMonitor running in VMWare
> > and ap-utils 1.4 in Fedora FC1. The higher readings seem to be a lot
> > closer to each other.
> Manufacturers dont give formulas to represent values returned from AP into dBm
> or % - so I still use learned 2 years ago formula from GlobalSun APs - I
> think GlobalSun manufacture smartBridges wlan equipment too - so generally
> this formula right.
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