[Cerowrt-devel] linksys ac1200 network bug
dave.taht at gmail.com
Sat Nov 28 09:45:14 EST 2015
root at 1200ac:~# uname -a
Linux 1200ac 3.18.23 #1 SMP Sat Nov 28 11:07:32 CET 2015 armv7l n
is my kernel. I see I can optionally build linux 4.0 for the linksys
1200ac at this point. Anyone doing that?
Let's go make home routers and wifi faster! With better software!
On Sat, Nov 28, 2015 at 3:41 PM, Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote:
> I went for a test drive of openwrt DESIGNATED DRIVER (Bleeding Edge,
> r47665) today.
> A) I bricked the archer c7 v2. No idea why.
> B) I got a sorta working linksys 1200ac build.
> The bad news: Any attempt to run 2 or more copies of netperf's
> netserver on the 1200ac router with the default qdiscs (mq +
> fq_codel), at line (gbit) rate, result in it locking up *for any other
> traffic, including ping* until the first netperf is more or less
> complete. I fear the underlying driver is frightfully overbuffered,
> or has another problem.
> (needs BQL, too)
> The still bad news: cake works in both directions for a while longer,
> then goes boom similarly.
> The somewhat good news:
> cake "shaped" to 900mbit on inbound and outbound to the router - does
> not lock up the router. It merely runs out of cpu, but still does
> manage quite respectable throughput in both directions while doing
> so. Note, I did not say "latency".
> As usual there is some flent data in that dir if you want to draw your
> own plots.
> I was not in a position to actually test traffic through the router
> (because I had the archer setup to do that)
> I wouldn't draw any conclusions from this. Well, a safe conclusion,
> is: don't install this build.
> On Sat, Nov 28, 2015 at 11:41 AM, Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Trying to do my first openwrt build in a while.
>> make: Leaving directory
>> Makefile:349: recipe for target 'all' failed
>> I checked: the package "dante" is not installed. Nor can I figure out
>> what package is arbitrarily requiring it.
>> I truly am in hell.
> Simple patch for this, It involves invoking a deity.
>> Dave Täht
>> Let's go make home routers and wifi faster! With better software!
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