[OM2008.12] show/hide wifi icon

Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) raster at rasterman.com
Mon Dec 22 23:32:02 CET 2008

On Mon, 22 Dec 2008 13:47:35 +0100 "Giorgio Marciano" <ledzgio at writeme.com>

> How can i show/hide the icon in the bottom bar on OM2008.12 or SHR? i
> want to control this feature from my python application, is it possible?
> How does it work? when i connect to an AP the icon magically appear but
> if i disconnect (killall wpa_supplicant and killall udhcpc) it remains
> showed in the bar.

thats a bug in the wifi driver - it reports bogus signal strength via netlink
and even if u kill the wifi device (disconnect) it keeps reporting signal
strength that is high (well totally insane > 100%)

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