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Wireless Network Finder for the Router

Discussion in 'Sveasoft Firmware' started by beeblebrox, Feb 21, 2005.

  1. beeblebrox

    beeblebrox Network Guru Member

    I've read that it's possible to load Kismet on a WRT54G, but it seems you also need to have Linux installed on your computer to act as a drone.

    Is there any software that I can load onto the router that will give me a list of available networks and their signal strength? Even a simple one that I could just telnet into, run once, and have it give me a report of what it found would be cool. Basically I'm looking for a simple version of NetStumbler that runs on the router.

    Any such software available?
  2. grcore

    grcore Network Guru Member

    Telnet/SSH to CLI, then type:

    wl scan
    wl scanresults

  3. Wareagle

    Wareagle Network Guru Member

    Any idea why this happens:

    (none):[~]# wl scan
    eth1: Invalid argument
    scan Initiate an active scan across all channels.
    Optional SSID argument specifies a particular SSID to scan.
    With no SSID argument, a broadcast SSID scan is performed.

    (none):[~]# wl scanresults

  4. grcore

    grcore Network Guru Member

    I have seen this before. What version of router do you have? (the v1.0 uses eth2 and v1.1 and higher uses eth1 as the interface)

    Try this:

    wl ap 0
    wl scan
    wl scanresults

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