[Make-wifi-fast] crypto-fq bug postmortem is up

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at toke.dk
Mon Sep 19 07:27:49 EDT 2016

moeller0 <moeller0 at gmx.de> writes:

> Hi Loganaden, hi Toke,
>> On Sep 19, 2016, at 05:56 , Loganaden Velvindron <loganaden at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 12:50 AM, Sebastian Moeller <moeller0 at gmx.de> wrote:
>>> Hi Loganaden,
>>> this sounds somewhat familiar to me (see
>>> https://bugs.lede-project.org/index.php?do=details&task_id=176 ). At least
>>> the symptoms are similar and so is the temporary remedy (calling wifi on the
>>> CLI). Are you using LEDE firmwares as well? In my case it seems bad radio
>>> conditions help expose the issue somewhat easier... My current idea is that
>>> r1482 (commit    372d0fea29e60b02154fd7176ba32e7742f6640e, ' ath9k: add a
>>> bunch of powersave handling fixes') somehow introduced a new or exposed an
>>> old and hidden bug for the atheros radios, r1483 (commit
>>> a894a535ff7e6c37bd853e951663130482bc0ff2, 'mac80211: add fixes for dealing
>>> with unexpected BlockAck frames') might either have introduced an easier way
>>> to trigger the offensive conditions, but that is conjecture...
>> I'm using this firmware:
>> https://kau.toke.dk/lede/airtime-fairness-builds/ar71xx/generic/lede-r1526%2B2-ar71xx-generic-archer-c7-v2-squashfs-factory.bin
> Since this is based on LEDE r1526 it should contain the suspect
> commits 372d0fea29e60b02154fd7176ba32e7742f6640e and
> a894a535ff7e6c37bd853e951663130482bc0ff2, so this might be the exact
> same issue. I seem to be able to force this issue with moving from
> area of good reception to an area of bad reception (yeah for living in
> an old house with massive brich walls), maybe that cild work for you
> as well? I am not sure whether the issue is regarded by the LEDE
> developers as very critical yet (and rightfully so IMHO, there are
> only a few reports), so any added report might turn this more into the
> development spot light…

The patches you are talking about went in as part of debugging the
intermediate queueing implementation. Opening an issue on the LEDE bug
tracker for this might be a good idea...


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