[Cake] Advantages to tightly tuning latency

Dave Taht dave.taht at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 19:19:12 EDT 2020

On Tue, Apr 21, 2020 at 4:07 PM Justin Kilpatrick <justin at althea.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 21, 2020, at 2:44 PM, Dave Taht wrote:
> > It has always been my dream, that at least for outbound, there would
> > be sufficient backpressure from the driver
> > to not have to shape at all, or monitor the link. We have that now in
> > BQL and AQL. free.fr's dsl driver "does the right thing" - no other
> > dsl driver does. Nor usb network devices. I hope more folk roll up
> > their sleeves and test the ath10k some, it's looking lovely from here.
> >
> > https://forum.openwrt.org/t/aql-and-the-ath10k-is-lovely/
> >
> > next up either the new mediatek chip or intel..
> I'm curious if you have any opinions about the WiFi stacks for the Marvel Armada

Marvell's wifi is currently "not horrible", but certainly overbuffered.

>and Qualcomm IPQ40xx.

I was under the impression this looked like an ath10k to the world. Am
I wrong? What products is it in these days?

>Any trees I should be barking up for better performance? We have had some complaints in higher interference areas...
> These devices have the best WireGuard performance per dollar for Althea's use case so we're deploying them pretty heavily.
> --
>   Justin Kilpatrick
>   justin at althea.net

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Dave Täht
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