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

Felix Fietkau nbd at nbd.name
Sat Sep 3 06:16:24 EDT 2016

On 2016-09-02 16:00, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen wrote:
> This switches ath9k over to using the mac80211 intermediate software
> queueing mechanism for data packets. It removes the queueing inside the
> driver, except for the retry queue, and instead pulls from mac80211 when
> a packet is needed. The retry queue is used to store a packet that was
> pulled but can't be sent immediately.
> The old code path in ath_tx_start that would queue packets has been
> removed completely, as has the qlen limit tunables (since there's no
> longer a queue in the driver to limit).
> Based on Tim's original patch set, but reworked quite thoroughly.
> Cc: Tim Shepard <shep at alum.mit.edu>
> Cc: Felix Fietkau <nbd at nbd.name>
> Signed-off-by: Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke at toke.dk>
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Signed-off-by: Felix Fietkau <nbd at nbd.name>

- Felix

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