[Make-wifi-fast] [PATCH 2/2] mac80211: Add airtime accounting and scheduling to TXQs

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Tue Oct 17 06:00:43 EDT 2017

On Tue, 2017-10-17 at 09:34 +0200, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen wrote:

> Yeah, I did that initially. The reason I ended up squashing them is
> that
> this patch moved the per-station 'airtime' debugfs-entry that was
> previously created by ath9k into mac80211. I assumed it would create
> problems if both the driver and mac80211 tried to create the same
> file;
> not sure how to handle that if it's split into two patches?

That might indeed be problematic, so perhaps just use a different name?
Then again, if adding the entry fails in ath9k, nothing will happen
since it doesn't even check the return value - so I think it doesn't
actually matter.

> > I'd prefer this were called "airtime" or such,
> Right. I picked rx_time for symmetry with the tx side; should I
> rename that as well, then, or is asymmetry fine?

Let's not change the tx side in this patch, but we can clean it up
later I guess.


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