dell wireless 1450 low signal

Francois Boisson user at
Fri Jul 4 12:08:05 CDT 2008

Le Fri, 4 Jul 2008 17:45:10 +0100
"Tom Chiverton" <tom.chiverton at> a écrit:

> 2008/7/4 Corné Boele <corneb1991 at>:
> > But when I plug the adapter in on my laptop and walk away from the access
> > point, the signal stays.
> > I don't have any problems under XP.
> Maybe the txpower is low - iwconfig will tell you, and may also let you set
> it.

You can try using
# iwconfig wlan0 ap 00:08:12:ac:ef:12

if your access point is  00:08:12:ac:ef:12 and your interface is wlan0 (adapt
to your configuration), this will help with bad signal.

François Boisson

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