Re: wifimgr with iwlwifi

From: Bjoern A. Zeeb <>
Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2022 01:25:15 UTC
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On Sat, 26 Mar 2022, J.R. Oldroyd wrote:

> On Sat, 26 Mar 2022 09:58:12 -0700 Kevin Oberman <> wrote:
>> On Sat, Mar 26, 2022 at 3:28 AM Takashi Inoue <>
>> wrote:
>>> Do you use "wifimgr" which is a GUI tool to select AP.
>>> When I use "if_iwlfiwi.ko", wave strength displayed
>>> in wifimgr is 0 for all access point.
>>> Do you see this phenomenon? Or, does someone see this?
>>> Best,
>>> Takashi
>> I'll have to leave the wifimge to others.
> Wifimgr parses the output of "ifconfig -v wlanN list scan" in order to
> compute the number of bars to display for the signal strength.
> With the iwm driver, I see s/n values like -49:-96 for my network.
> But with the iwlwifi driver, the values for the same network are -121:-96 .
> This large negative value for the signal strength is causing wifimgr
> to compute the number of bars as 0.
> Bjørn, is this something else to look at in the iwlwifi driver?

It's in the LinuxKPI 802.11 compat part.  I have XXX next to that and
on my TODO list now.

Lots of health,

Bjoern A. Zeeb                                                     r15:7