NetworkManager and Atheros Madwifi Drivers (Weak Signal Strength)
nolan at massivegeek.com
Fri Aug 10 18:39:56 UTC 2007
Patton Echols wrote:
> If you find an answer to this, would you post here? I went through this
> at one time, found a patch but apparently the wrong version. Finally I
> just gave up.
> On 08/07/2007 02:29 AM, Nolan Garrett wrote:
>> I've searched for this issue, and have found that the reason
>> NetworkManager thinks I have weak signal strength is due to the way the
>> madwifi drivers report their signal strength.
>> The issue is that many reports I've read state that the Ubuntu
>> NetworkManager has been patched to report correctly, but it doesn't in
>> mine. This includes the documentation on the NetworkManager site.
>> Does anyone have any idea how I can fix this problem myself?
I still haven't found the solution, but I just can't believe that a
distro as popular as Ubuntu with a driver as popular as madwifi hasn't
implemented the patch, or at least some kind of work around. I'm not
willing to give up yet - I like this card, I just wish it'd report
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