Bug 107576 - Wireless link monitor always shows 82% when active
Summary: Wireless link monitor always shows 82% when active
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-applets   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: i686 Linux
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Assignee: Mark McLoughlin
QA Contact: Mike McLean
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-10-20 19:28 UTC by Philip Balister
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-05-19 12:08:26 UTC
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Description Philip Balister 2003-10-20 19:28:18 UTC
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Description of problem:
I have a Dell Inspiron 600m laptop running Fedora Core. Since the built in
wireless adapter doesn't work I picked up a Belkin card. Since it is based on
the Atmel chipset I had to grab the driver from sourceforge and install it. So
far so good (minor bad interaction with X, but I can work around that). Anyway I
installed the wireless link monitor in the panel and it correctly detects if the
card is/isn't in the PCMCIA slot, however the link percentage is always
displayed as 82%. cat'ing /proc/net/wireless shows the signal strength varies.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Add wireless link monitor to the panel
2. Move the laptop around

Actual Results:  no change in indicated signal strength

Expected Results:  it should have changed

Additional info:

I sure hope this isn't something brain dead I am doing :)

Comment 1 Chris Veitch 2004-01-17 09:31:47 UTC
Bug produces exactly the same symptoms on my Compaq Presario 904EA
laptop with Belkin F5D6020U card running RH9.

Comment 2 Philip Balister 2004-05-19 12:08:26 UTC
Seems to be reading link quality number now. This is almost always
100% for me. I'm marking it is resolved for now. I am running FC2.

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