[CentOS] Monitor Wireless Networks OT

Fri Feb 21 01:17:36 UTC 2014
Ned Slider <ned at unixmail.co.uk>

On 20/02/14 21:50, Frank Cox wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Feb 2014 15:42:35 -0600
> Joseph Hesse wrote:
>> Apparently my hardware is not sufficient.  When I run "iwlist scan" I get:
>> lo p5p1; Interface doesn't support scanning
> I'm pretty sure you have to run it as root user.

and you normally need to specify the wireless interface that's doing the 
scanning (e.g, wlan0). So the normal usage would be, as root:

iwlist wlan0 scan