Welcome to Linux Knowledge Base and Tutorial
"The place where you learn linux"
Linux Magazine - Missing Anything?

 Create an AccountHome | Submit News | Your Account  

Tutorial Menu
Linux Tutorial Home
Table of Contents

· Introduction to Operating Systems
· Linux Basics
· Working with the System
· Shells and Utilities
· Editing Files
· Basic Administration
· The Operating System
· The X Windowing System
· The Computer Itself
· Networking
· System Monitoring
· Solving Problems
· Security
· Installing and Upgrading
· Linux and Windows

Man Pages
Linux Topics
Test Your Knowledge

Site Menu
Site Map
Copyright Info
Terms of Use
Privacy Info
Masthead / Impressum
Your Account

Private Messages

News Archive
Submit News
User Articles
Web Links


The Web

Who's Online
There are currently, 66 guest(s) and 0 member(s) that are online.

You are an Anonymous user. You can register for free by clicking here






       iwevent  display  Wireless  Events  received  through  the
       RTNetlink  socket. Each line display the specific Wireless
       Event which describe what has happened  on  the  specified
       wireless interface.
       This command doesn't take any arguments.


       There is two classes of Wireless Events.

       The  first class is events related to a change of wireless
       settings on the interface (typically done through iwconfig
       or  a  script calling iwconfig).  Only settings that could
       result in a disruption of connectivity are  reported.  The
       events  currently reported are changing one of the follow­
       ing setting :
            Network ID
       All those events will be generated on all wireless  inter­
       faces  by  the  kernel wireless subsystem (but only if the
       driver has been converted to the new driver API).

       The second class of events are  events  generated  by  the
       hardware,  when  something happens or a task has been fin­
       ished. Those events include :

       New Access Point/Cell address
              The interface has joined a new Access Point or  Ad-
              Hoc  Cell, or lost its association with it. This is
              the same MAC address that is reported by  iwconfig.

       Scan request completed
              A  scanning  request has been completed, results of
              the scan are available (see iwlist).

       Tx packet dropped
              A packet directed at this address has been  dropped
              because  the  interface  believes this node doesn't
              answer anymore (usually maximum of MAC level  retry
              exceeded).  An  early  indication that the node may
              have left the cell or gone out of range, but may be
              due to fading or excessive contention.

       Custom driver event
              Event  specific  to  the  driver.  Please check the
              spy list went under the low threshold or went above
              than the high threshold.

       Only  some of those events will be generated on some wire­
       less interfaces by the wireless driver, and their  support
       depend on the specific hardware/driver combination. Please
       refer to driver documentation for details.


       Jean Tourrilhes - jt@hpl.hp.com


       iwconfig(8), iwlist(8), iwspy(8), iwpriv(8).

net-tools                25 January 2002               IWEVENT(8)
Help us cut cost by not downloading the whole site!
Use of automated download sofware ("harvesters") such as wget, httrack, etc. causes the site to quickly exceed its bandwidth limitation and therefore is expressedly prohibited. For more details on this, take a look here



Security Code
Security Code
Type Security Code

Don't have an account yet? You can create one. As a registered user you have some advantages like theme manager, comments configuration and post comments with your name.

Help if you can!

Amazon Wish List

Did You Know?
You can choose larger fonts by selecting a different themes.


Tell a Friend About Us

Bookmark and Share

Web site powered by PHP-Nuke

Is this information useful? At the very least you can help by spreading the word to your favorite newsgroups, mailing lists and forums.
All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner. The comments are property of their posters. Articles are the property of their respective owners. Unless otherwise stated in the body of the article, article content (C) 1994-2013 by James Mohr. All rights reserved. The stylized page/paper, as well as the terms "The Linux Tutorial", "The Linux Server Tutorial", "The Linux Knowledge Base and Tutorial" and "The place where you learn Linux" are service marks of James Mohr. All rights reserved.
The Linux Knowledge Base and Tutorial may contain links to sites on the Internet, which are owned and operated by third parties. The Linux Tutorial is not responsible for the content of any such third-party site. By viewing/utilizing this web site, you have agreed to our disclaimer, terms of use and privacy policy. Use of automated download software ("harvesters") such as wget, httrack, etc. causes the site to quickly exceed its bandwidth limitation and are therefore expressly prohibited. For more details on this, take a look here

PHP-Nuke Copyright © 2004 by Francisco Burzi. This is free software, and you may redistribute it under the GPL. PHP-Nuke comes with absolutely no warranty, for details, see the license.
Page Generation: 0.13 Seconds