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IWPRIV(8)						     Linux Programmer's Manual							 IWPRIV(8)

NAME
iwpriv - configure optionals (private) parameters of a wireless network interface SYNOPSIS
iwpriv [interface] iwpriv interface private-command [private-parameters] iwpriv interface private-command [I] [private-parameters] iwpriv interface --all DESCRIPTION
Iwpriv is the companion tool to iwconfig(8). Iwpriv deals with parameters and setting specific to each driver (as opposed to iwconfig which deals with generic ones). Without any argument, iwpriv list the available private commands available on each interface, and the parameters that they require. Using this information, the user may apply those interface specific commands on the specified interface. In theory, the documentation of each device driver should indicate how to use those interface specific commands and their effect. PARAMETERS
private-command [private-parameters] Execute the specified private-command on the interface. The command may optionally take or require arguments, and may display information. Therefore, the command line parameters may or may not be needed and should match the command expectations. The list of commands that iwpriv displays (when called without argument) should give you some hints about those parameters. However you should refer to the device driver documentation for information on how to properly use the command and the effect. private-command [I] [private-parameters] Idem, except that I (an integer) is passed to the command as a Token Index. Only some command will use the Token Index (most will ignore it), and the driver documentation should tell you when it's needed. -a/--all Execute and display all the private commands that don't take any arguments (i.e. read only). DISPLAY
For each device which support private commands, iwpriv will display the list of private commands available. This include the name of the private command, the number or arguments that may be set and their type, and the number or arguments that may be display and their type. For example, you may have the following display : eth0 Available private ioctl : setqualthr (89F0) : set 1 byte & get 0 gethisto (89F7) : set 0 & get 16 int This indicate that you may set the quality threshold and display an histogram of up to 16 values with the following commands : iwpriv eth0 setqualthr 20 iwpriv eth0 gethisto AUTHOR
Jean Tourrilhes - jt@hpl.hp.com FILES
/proc/net/wireless SEE ALSO
iwconfig(8), iwlist(8), iwevent(8), iwspy(8), wireless(7). net-tools 31 October 1996 IWPRIV(8)

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IWLIST(8)						     Linux Programmer's Manual							 IWLIST(8)

NAME
iwlist - Get wireless statistics from specific nodes SYNOPSIS
iwlist interface freq iwlist interface ap iwlist interface scan iwlist interface rate iwlist interface key iwlist interface power iwlist interface txpower iwlist interface retry iwlist --help iwlist --version DESCRIPTION
Iwlist is used to display some large chunk of information from a wireless network interface that is not displayed by iwconfig. This is typ- ically list of parameters. PARAMETERS
freq/channel Give the list of available frequencies in the device and the number of defined channels. Please note that usually the driver returns the total number of channels and only the frequencies available in the present locale, so there is no one to one mapping between frequencies displayed and channel numbers. ap/accesspoint Give the list of Access Points in range, and optionally the quality of link to them. This feature is obsolte and now deprecated in favor of scanning support (below), and it will disappear in the future. scan[ning] Give the list of Access Points and Ad-Hoc cells in range, and optionally a whole bunch of information about them (ESSID, Quality, Frequency, Mode...). The type of information returned depend on what the card support. Triggering scanning is a priviledged operation (root only) and normal users can only read letf-over scan results. By default, the way scanning is done (the scope of the scan) will be impacted by the current setting of the driver. Also, this command is supposed to take extra arguments to control the scanning behaviour, but this is currently not implemented. rate/bit[rate] List the bit-rates supported by the device. key/enc[ryption] List the encryption key sizes supported and display all the encryption keys availables in the device. power List the various Power Management attributes and modes of the device. txpower List the various Transmit Power available on the device. retry List the transmit retry limits and retry lifetime on the device. --version Display the version of the tools, as well as the recommended and current Wireless Extensions version for the tool and the various wireless interfaces. FILES
/proc/net/wireless SEE ALSO
iwconfig(8), ifconfig(8), iwspy(8). iwpriv(8). net-tools 31 October 1996 IWLIST(8)
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