[Make-wifi-fast] [PATCH] hostapd: Add airtime policy configuration support

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Thu May 2 08:38:27 EDT 2019

On Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 03:58:52PM +0100, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen wrote:
> This adds support to hostapd for configuring airtime policy settings for
> stations as they connect to the access point. This is the userspace
> component of the airtime policy enforcement system PoliFi described in this
> paper: https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.03439
> The kernel part has been merged into mac80211 for the 5.1 dev cycle.
> The configuration mechanism has three modes: Static, dynamic and limit. In
> static mode, weights can be set in the configuration file for individual
> MAC addresses, which will be applied when the configured stations connect.
> In dynamic mode, weights are instead set per BSS, which will be scaled by
> the number of active stations on that BSS, achieving the desired aggregate
> weighing between the configured BSSes. Limit mode works like dynamic mode,
> except that any BSS *not* marked as 'limited' is allowed to exceed its
> configured share if a per-station fairness share would assign more airtime
> to that BSS. See the paper for details on these modes.

Thanks, applied with some fixes and cleanup.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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