Re: signal strength problem for multiple ap's w/ the same essid

On Tue, 2005-02-01 at 11:35 -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> > apart from that: could it be that NM sometimes takes the signal strength
> > form the wrong AP (in the situation i described, with AP's with the same
> > essid)? and what about the change in signal strengths? 
> No, it always uses the signal strength as reported by the card using
> SIOCGIWSTATS, namely it uses the exact same values you see in the "Link
> Quality  x/y" section of 'iwconfig', and simply does "% = x / y * 100".
> Note that /proc/net/wireless doesn't report any maximum quality, but
> iwconfig does.

i guess you know best, but: how come iwconfig says "Link Quality=30/94"
and changing according to distance etc from AP, but NM applet says
"Wireless network connection (75%)" when 30/94*100 is 32??? 


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