[Make-wifi-fast] Testing the LEDE nbd/staging branch

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at toke.dk
Tue Aug 30 13:56:57 EDT 2016

Richard Smith <smithbone at gmail.com> writes:

> On 08/30/2016 06:48 AM, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen wrote:
>> Richard Smith <smithbone at gmail.com> writes:
>>> On 08/29/2016 06:22 PM, Dave Taht wrote:
>>>> I have tested toke's wndr3800 build below, and with psk2+ccmp crypto
>>>> enabled, using an osx box
>>>> to drive the tests, I can get 210Mbit wifi downloads and uploads for
>>>> nearly any number of flows. Fairness is nearly perfect. w00t!
>>> Unfortunately, I still get the same behavior where it borks my Intel
>>> AC 8260 card.
>> Hmm, that's certainly "interesting"...
>> You say your baseline is a CC access point; there are so many moving
>> parts in this that it would be good to verify whether the crash is
>> caused by the softq patches specifically. Could you do an identical
>> build where you remove
>> package/kernel/mac80211/patches/337-ath9k-Switch-to-using-mac80211-intermediate-software.patch
>> (and any subsequent patches that touch the same code; i.e., the airtime
>> fairness patches), and see if that also causes crashes? :)
> Sure and if that works I'll walk though the patches seeing which one
> causes the trouble.

Awesome, thanks!

> I only have before/after work to test so it may take a day or 2 to go
> though all the combinations.

No worries. Just holler when you know more :)


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