On Fri, 2003-02-14 at 19:09, Faye Pearson wrote:
> If you look at the source code for iwgetid (google iwgetid.c and click
> on the version number in the CVS link that comes up) then you'll find
> some sample pseudo code for using it to detect the nearest accesspoint.
> I've modified gentoo's scripts to use it and it works well.
> Basically you just initialise the card as normal for Managed use, bring
> the interface up without an IP address, wait for it to sync, then call
> iwgetid -s $DEVICE
> Then you ifconfig $DEVICE down and do the setup as normal.
Thanks for the tip.
Have you tried "iwlist scan"? That's what I'm using now.
Thomas Hood <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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