[Make-wifi-fast] [v5] ath9k: Switch to using mac80211 intermediate software queues.

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at toke.dk
Wed Nov 9 05:42:16 EST 2016

Tim Shepard <shep at alum.mit.edu> writes:

>> While at it, could you also add to the commit log some info how awesome this
>> patch is from user's point of view and how it helps. For example, before and
>> and after numbers and other results.
> That varies wildly, depending on many details of the scenario
> (including the wireless capabilities of the clients connected to the
> AP using this patch, and how far away those clients are). There's
> really not enough room in a commit message to explain enough to make
> any such claimed numbers reproducible.

I disagree; it's quite straightforward to demonstrate a gain from this
on an ath9k access point. And while of course the mac80211 queues is the
reason for this, the commit that uses it (i.e. this one) can explain
that and include some numbers. I'll add that and resend :)


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