Broadcom 43 & weak signals: F8 vs WinXP
Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED
m_d_berger_1900 at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 4 19:01:17 UTC 2008
On Sun, 03 Feb 2008 16:01:36 -0600, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> MIKE - EMAIL IGNORED wrote:
>> Additionally, in F8, if I type specify SSID for the strongest signal,
>> it won't connect at all. In this case, the SSID consists of several
>> words. In another case, where the SSID was one word, and the signal
>> was stronger, I could specify it successfully. Is this expected?
> Did you enclose the multi-work SSID in quotes?
>> In the present case, therefore, I do not know to which of several nodes
>> I am connected. Is there a way to find out?
> You can try running iwconfig and looking at the SSID, channel, and other
Thanks for these suggestions. I have left the hotel in which I
had this problem, so I cannot reproduce it. I will remember these
lessons for next time.
I am back home, with the same WinXP FC8 dual boot, and now the wifi
doesn't work at all. I'll give the data in a new thread.
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