[Make-wifi-fast] Airtime fairness patch merged upstream, and the Turris Omnia debloated

Dave Taht dave.taht at gmail.com
Thu Dec 22 13:36:51 EST 2016

On Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 9:53 AM, Kevin Darbyshire-Bryant
<kevin at darbyshire-bryant.me.uk> wrote:
> On 19/12/16 22:31, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen wrote:
>> The airtime fairness patch for ath9k has been accepted into the mainline
>> Linux kernel, and is queued to be merged for 4.11 (i.e. the next merge
>> window after the current 4.10 cycle completes).
>> The patch has also been accepted into LEDE and is currently in Felix'
>> staging tree at
>> https://git.lede-project.org/?p=lede/nbd/staging.git;a=summary - so if
>> nothing surprising shows up, it should make it into the regular LEDE
>> nightlies before too long :)
> It's escaped out of Felix's tree and is now in master.  Snapshots will start
> to have that as default as the buildbots do their thang.
> Not a bad present really :-)

It looks like christmas morning would be a good time to open
presents... and flash firmware!


The latest cake is looking like a win across the board (see attached).
I am still nervous about longer RTTs (as I haven't tested those since
the cobalt branch was merged), and I figure there is more to be done
to speed it up - it's about cpu equivalent at 250Mbit on the apu2.

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Dave Täht
Let's go make home routers and wifi faster! With better software!
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