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I would like to get AP signal strength via C program but I am not sure where to start. I am currently using orinoco drivers for Linksys PC wireless card v.3.
Is there any way I can get the signal strength that we get via 'iwconfig' ? I would prefer not to load hostap drivers .. but if its the only way or the simpler way to go then I would go ahead and do it. (I dont know how to get it through hostap too ... but I guess some documentation can be found on the hostap website)
Please let me know if there is anything important I missed.
by default,it is there in our system.In my Redhat 9 based system,i am having all wireless commands.Which system are you using?
If it not there,then you can download wireless_tools.0.28 tools package,go through the README and INSTALL files,then you will be gettinng those commands.Then load your driver file for that device and then you can try the above mentioned commands.