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Posted by:roundqube
Subject:nokia ITs, signal strength
Date:21:51:58 27/03/2008

> > Hi,
> >
> > is the answer you gave here http://kismetwireless.net/Forum/General/Messages/1175262479.31287 still recent?
> > An iwlist scanning wlan0 reports some signal strength, did this already work at the time of your "old" posting?
>
> Scanning has nothing to do with rfmon signal strength.
>
> Signal strength in rfmon has little to nothing to do with reality even when it gets reported.
>
> -m

Dragorn, What do you mean by signal strenght in rfmon has little to nothing to do with reality even when it gets reported? Am I reading this properly in that the signal strengths read in Kismet should not be highly relied on?


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