[Make-wifi-fast] Does mac80211 use fq_codel

Noah Causin n0manletter at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 11:37:28 EDT 2016

Thank you both for the information.

I was wondering.  Would this commit for LEDE disable the fq portion of 
fq_codel in mac80211?


On 7/20/2016 9:30 AM, Michal Kazior wrote:
> On 20 July 2016 at 15:15, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke at toke.dk> wrote:
>> N0man Tech <n0manletter at gmail.com> writes:
>>> I was wondering if mac80211 currently uses fq_codel in LEDE using
>>> intermediate software queues.
>> Depends on your driver: If you're using ath10k it does (I think). If
> If you have a very recent patch (I think nbd's staging tree contains
> it) ath10k will not support it unless you have a firmware capable of
> peer-flow-control (not sure if it's publicly available yet). Not even
> sure what FW is used in LEDE/OpenWRT now.
>> you're using ath9k, there's a patch in nbd's staging tree. No other
>> drivers use the intermediate queues that I'm aware of.
> There's mt76 but I'm not sure if it's available in OpenWRT/LEDE (and
> if so on which branch/repo).
> Michał

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