[Battlemesh] fixing latency under load in wifi

Adam Longwill adam.longwill at metamesh.org
Sat Apr 9 21:21:34 CEST 2016

This is great news!

On Sat, Apr 9, 2016 at 2:20 PM, Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote:

> A modest breakthrough was achieved on fixing wifi's latency under load
> on the ath10k a few weeks back with the first ever proof of concept
> implementation of fq_codel.
> http://blog.cerowrt.org/post/fq_codel_on_ath10k/
> The proof of concept has more than a few flaws, notably it did not
> achieve air-time fairness. The followon dql work didn't do that
> either. There has been much discussion since on the linux-wireless
> mailing list....
> I totally DO NOT recommend anyone try this code in the firmware for
> battlemesh, which I hope is well along, or even frozen. (?)
> But if anyone wants to pitch in, I put a link to that version of the
> patchset in the blog above, and multiple newer variants have gone by
> on linux-wireless, if you google for "mac80211: implement fair queuing
> per txq" you will find most of the discussion and patches ongoing.
> --
> Dave Täht
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