[Make-wifi-fast] Thoughts on tackling airtime fairness
luca.muscariello at gmail.com
Wed May 11 14:28:07 EDT 2016
LTE-U and LTE-LAA are basically the same thing.
They require a licensed anchor.
MuLTEFire does not.
All needs to have a listen before talk and some level of fairness.
All these are gonna give a lot better quality and capacity than 802.11.
Enough to push 802.11 improvement in the standard?
On Wednesday, 11 May 2016, Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, May 11, 2016 at 9:09 AM, Luca Muscariello
> > Correct, but in between that time and now a lot has been done in
> > areas but not much on this point.
> > The fact that some part of the industry is looking at LTE-U is also
> > 802.11 standard is not good enough.
> What do you think of LTE-LAA?
> I do think very strongly that actual usage of 802.11 can be made
> vastly more efficient, that we can use up a great deal of the mac
> currently being left unused, and schedule txops way more efficiently -
> and that I'd love to test with michal's patch set against the LTE-U
> tests cablelabs, etc which did
> 100 stations before (stock):
> I became mortally opposed to LTE-U (lacking exponential backoff and
> ignoring sparse station behavior, as well as today's crappy wifi
> drivers - along with some very dubious benchmarks), but have not poked
> much into LTE-LAA.
> I freely admit to loathing the 802.11 mac, and IF LTE-LAA could be as
> open, accessible and usable to ordinary users as wifi was, would be
> more embracing of it.
> >> On Wed, 11 May 2016, Luca Muscariello wrote:
> >>> It's surprising that 802.11 standard never considered time fairness in
> >>> the
> >>> EDCF. A reason might be the time fairness might be enforced using the
> >>> PCF.
> >> to be fair, at that point the rate variation was 1Mb - 11Mb and wasn't
> >> expected to change much during use.
> >> David Lang
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> Dave Täht
> Let's go make home routers and wifi faster! With better software!
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