bad tx-power report of ndiswrapper

Bug #177063 reported by Marcelo Briones on 2007-12-18
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ndiswrapper (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: ndiswrapper-utils-1.9

ndiswrapper is reporting incorrect tx-power number.

~$ iwconfig
wlan0 IEEE 802.11g ESSID:"AgPal"
          Mode:Managed Frequency:2.447 GHz Access Point: 00:13:46:51:DE:09
          Bit Rate=1 Mb/s Tx-Power:-2147483648 dBm Sensitivity=0/3
          RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
          Power Management:off
          Link Quality:51/100 Signal level:-63 dBm Noise level:-96 dBm
          Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0

~$ ndiswrapper -l
net8185 : driver installed
        device (10EC:8185) present

~$ uname -a
Linux pcmaguila 2.6.22-14-generic #1 SMP Sun Oct 14 23:05:12 GMT 2007 i686 GNU/Linux

~$ lspci | grep Realtek
01:05.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8185 IEEE 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 20)

Andreas Gnau (rondom) wrote :

Please try the latest version of ndiswrapper in order to see if it is the same there.

Marcelo Briones (margori) wrote :

Ndiswrapper 1.51 version downloaded and installed. No problem at all. Better management and performance of the driver.

But this bug still going on.

Andreas Gnau (rondom) wrote :

_Please_ report this bug to the ndiswrapper-developer.
See,com_openwiki/Itemid,33/id,bugs/ on how to do this.
Join #ndiswrapper on FreeNode (e.g. using X-Chat included in Ubuntu) if you need additional assistance.

Daniel T Chen (crimsun) on 2008-11-19
Changed in ndiswrapper:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Changed in ndiswrapper (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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