From: Jim Thompson (jim_at_musenki.com)
Date: 2002-01-01 08:34:10 UTC
Jouni Malinen writes:
> I've tested setting up CR31 (Manual TX Power Control) from prism2.o
> driver. This can be done using WriteMIF command. Actually, there is
> still code for reading the control registers in the driver (e.g.,
> 'iwpriv wlan0 readmif 62' reads the CR31).
> However, there is a problem that seems to prevent the driver from
> overriding the TX power. I have successfully set CR31 to some other
> value for couple of milliseconds, but something (I would guess MAC)
> reverts the change almost instantly. In order to control the TX power
> manually, this automatic setting should be disabled somehow (or it
> could be used, if MAC has a setting for TX power control). I haven't
> looked very closely into this, but this could require firmware
Firmware does not support TX Power Control.
Does firmware support TX Power Control?
Firmware does not currently support Tx Power Control; it will at some time in the future, but this task is not currently schedule
There also seems to be some interaction with the PDAs.