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Old 10-11-2008, 05:19 PM   #1
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iwlist scan: not finding all wireless access points


this is my knoppix-live-cd scan:
Code:
knoppix@1[knoppix]$ iwlist scan
lo        Interface doesn't support scanning.

eth0      Interface doesn't support scanning.

sit0      Interface doesn't support scanning.

eth1      Scan completed :
          Cell 01 - Address: 00:1B:2F:E0:C5:96
                    ESSID:"hyper"
                    Protocol:IEEE 802.11bg
                    Mode:Master
                    Channel:11
                    Encryption key:off
                    Bit Rates:54 Mb/s
                    Extra: Rates (Mb/s): 1 2 5.5 6 9 11 12 18 24 36 48 54
                    Quality=95/100  Signal level=-31 dBm
                    Extra: Last beacon: 5168ms ago
i shutdown my laptop put in my fedora-live-cd and rebooted (i didnt leave my seat).
here is my fedora-live scan:
Code:
[root@localhost ~]# iwlist scan
lo        Interface doesn't support scanning.

eth0      Interface doesn't support scanning.

eth1      Scan completed :
          Cell 01 - Address: 00:0A:95:F6:05:FF
                    ESSID:"AirPort"
                    Protocol:IEEE 802.11bg
                    Mode:Master
                    Frequency:2.412 GHz (Channel 1)
                    Encryption key:on
                    Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s
                              11 Mb/s; 12 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s; 24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s
                              48 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s
                    Quality=35/100  Signal level=-79 dBm  
                    Extra: Last beacon: 1156ms ago
          Cell 02 - Address: 00:12:0E:83:6A:BA
                    ESSID:"07B407438011"
                    Protocol:IEEE 802.11bg
                    Mode:Master
                    Frequency:2.437 GHz (Channel 6)
                    Encryption key:on
                    Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s
                              11 Mb/s; 12 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s; 24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s
                              48 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s
                    Quality=53/100  Signal level=-69 dBm  
                    Extra: Last beacon: 32ms ago
          Cell 03 - Address: 00:16:B6:DA:C0:7D
                    ESSID:"anderson"
                    Protocol:IEEE 802.11bg
                    Mode:Master
                    Frequency:2.437 GHz (Channel 6)
                    Encryption key:on
                    Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s
                              11 Mb/s; 12 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s; 24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s
                              48 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s
                    Quality=33/100  Signal level=-80 dBm  
                    Extra: Last beacon: 1036ms ago
          Cell 04 - Address: 00:17:3F:05:9C:5A
                    ESSID:"Merlini"
                    Protocol:IEEE 802.11bg
                    Mode:Master
                    Frequency:2.442 GHz (Channel 7)
                    Encryption key:off
                    Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s
                              11 Mb/s; 12 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s; 24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s
                              48 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s
                    Quality=44/100  Signal level=-74 dBm  
                    Extra: Last beacon: 8ms ago
          Cell 05 - Address: 00:1B:2F:E0:C5:96
                    ESSID:"hyper"
                    Protocol:IEEE 802.11bg
                    Mode:Master
                    Frequency:2.462 GHz (Channel 11)
                    Encryption key:off
                    Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s
                              11 Mb/s; 12 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s; 24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s
                              48 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s
                    Quality=98/100  Signal level=-24 dBm  
                    Extra: Last beacon: 21ms ago
          Cell 06 - Address: 00:14:6C:F4:8E:0C
                    ESSID:"Netgear"
                    Protocol:IEEE 802.11bg
                    Mode:Master
                    Frequency:2.462 GHz (Channel 11)
                    Encryption key:on
                    Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s
                              11 Mb/s; 12 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s; 24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s
                              48 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s
                    Quality=35/100  Signal level=-79 dBm  
                    Extra: Last beacon: 909ms ago
          Cell 07 - Address: 00:1C:DF:A9:EB:C7
                    ESSID:"Belkin_N_Wireless_A9EBC7"
                    Protocol:IEEE 802.11bg
                    Mode:Master
                    Frequency:2.437 GHz (Channel 6)
                    Encryption key:on
                    Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s; 11 Mb/s
                              9 Mb/s; 12 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s; 24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s
                              48 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s
                    Quality=48/100  Signal level=-72 dBm  
                    Extra: Last beacon: 27ms ago
          Cell 08 - Address: 00:18:F8:CE:37:DF
                    ESSID:"linksys"
                    Protocol:IEEE 802.11bg
                    Mode:Master
                    Frequency:2.437 GHz (Channel 6)
                    Encryption key:off
                    Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s
                              11 Mb/s; 12 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s; 24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s
                              48 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s
                    Quality=44/100  Signal level=-69 dBm  
                    Extra: Last beacon: 5513ms ago
          Cell 09 - Address: 00:18:3A:8B:06:A8
                    ESSID:"08FX03006418"
                    Protocol:IEEE 802.11bg
                    Mode:Master
                    Frequency:2.437 GHz (Channel 6)
                    Encryption key:on
                    Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s
                              11 Mb/s; 12 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s; 24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s
                              48 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s
                    Quality=35/100  Signal level=-79 dBm  
                    Extra: Last beacon: 4192ms ago

pan0      Interface doesn't support scanning.
how do i make knoppix list all available wireless access points ?

thanks,
 
Old 10-11-2008, 10:11 PM   #2
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oops wrong forum, should be here:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...points-675770/
 
Old 10-14-2008, 05:54 AM   #3
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Please do not start a new thread in a different forum. Report the thread and a moderator will move it to the right forum for you. Cheers.
 
  


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