[Cerowrt-devel] some ath9k rework in progress

Dave Taht dave.taht at gmail.com
Sun Jul 21 17:25:18 EDT 2013

On Sun, Jul 21, 2013 at 2:19 PM, Felix Fietkau <nbd at openwrt.org> wrote:
> On 2013-07-21 11:13 PM, Dave Taht wrote:
>> https://github.com/mirrors/openwrt/commit/0362bf8e3d54a6ab637fee9746e3fd3ec9a5db57
>> ath9k: add initial tx queueing rework patches
>> This forces all packets (even for un-aggregated traffic) through
>> software queues to improve fairness and stability
>> Signed-off-by: Felix Fietkau
>> Although felix and I discussed this a few months back, (I have a
>> transcription of the convo I should clean up and post) I'm not sure
>> where this lies on the road ahead....
> This doesn't do active queue management yet, but it does help with
> preventing legacy traffic from flooding the queues in a way that hurts
> aggregated traffic. It also helps mitigate the impact of multicast
> flooding, or flooding one particular station with traffic.
> Next step ahead is moving that queueing to mac80211, I'm going to be
> working on that soon.

Thanks for the update! I'm mostly busying myself building a lab that
can actually exercise this stuff fully...


> - Felix

Dave Täht

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