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Re: discover wireless network



On Fri, 2006-03-31 at 14:51 +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Scot L. Harris wrote:
> 
> >> I'm working in a buildin with various wireless
> >> network, but, I don't know how to browse the network
> >> to connect to any wireless network.
> >> What I need to install to connect?
> > 
> > 
> > /sbin/iwlist scan
> 
> As a matter of interest, does this work for most people?
> 
> In my case, it just gives my own LAN,
> while under Windows I see several networks.
> 
> I have set the ESSID and WEP key.
> Will iwlist only scan for networks with that ESSID?
> 
If you have the ESSID set to something other than "any" iwlist will only
show the networks with the ESSID you have set.

-- 
Travis Fraser <travis snowpatch net>


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