[Make-wifi-fast] New Realtek driver 802.11ax, with FQ-CoDel support!
toke at toke.dk
Tue Oct 12 10:16:43 EDT 2021
Rich Brown <richb.hanover at gmail.com> writes:
>> On Oct 9, 2021, at 12:00 PM, make-wifi-fast-request at lists.bufferbloat.net wrote:
>> In the process of being upstreamed:
>> https://email@example.com <https://firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> This driver named rtw89, which is the next generation of rtw88, supports
>>> Realtek 8852AE 802.11ax 2x2 chip whose new features are OFDMA, DBCC,
>>> Spatial reuse, TWT and BSS coloring; now some of them aren't implemented
> This is so cool! A couple questions:
> 1) I have lost track: what drivers now incorporate FQ-CoDel?
$ cd drivers/net/wireless && git grep -l wake_tx_queueath/ath10k/mac.c
> 2) How can we talk about this in OpenWrt (and elsewhere...)?
> - Is it correct/reasonable/sensible to say that the fq_codel wifi drivers are "good" while the others are "not-so-good"
> - Does the presence of a chip/driver from 1) above indicate a more desirable device?
> - Or is it more nuanced?
For just the FQ-codel in driver support, yeah, I think it's fair to say
that it's unambiguously "better".
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