[Make-wifi-fast] [RFC v2 1/4] mac80211: Add TXQ scheduling API

Rajkumar Manoharan rmanohar at codeaurora.org
Mon Jul 30 20:19:18 EDT 2018

On 2018-07-30 15:48, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen wrote:
> Rajkumar Manoharan <rmanohar at codeaurora.org> writes:
> Hmm, the driver really shouldn't need to do any locking apart from 
> using
> the next_txq() API. But I think you are right that the seqno mechanism
> doesn't play well with unserialised access to through next_txq() from
> multiple CPUs. I'll see what I can do about that, and also incorporate
> the other changes we've been discussing into a new RFC series.
Great.. :)

>> Hmm.. reorder_txq() API may not needed. Calling next_txq() takes care
>> of reordering list though the driver is accessing txqs directly.
> Right, as long as the next_txq() path is still called even while
> fetch_ind() is active, that should be fine.
I am still wondering how and when to refill deficit in case next_txq()
won't be called. :(

Will post RFC change on top of yours.


More information about the Make-wifi-fast mailing list