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authorHenning Rogge <hrogge@googlemail.com>2008-12-11 22:04:19 +0100
committerJohn W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>2008-12-19 15:04:54 -0500
commit420e7fabd9c6d907280ed6b3e40eef425c5d8d8d (patch)
tree6effc9f9386746d1aeb953e32fe82b0a5a5fdf18 /net/wireless/nl80211.c
parent221b3d60cbb2740ec7d46a4f1ea6d3318a112e51 (diff)
downloadlinux-420e7fabd9c6d907280ed6b3e40eef425c5d8d8d.tar.gz
nl80211: Add signal strength and bandwith to nl80211station info
This patch adds signal strength and transmission bitrate to the station_info of nl80211. Signed-off-by: Henning Rogge <rogge@fgan.de> Acked-by: Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net> Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'net/wireless/nl80211.c')
-rw-r--r--net/wireless/nl80211.c58
1 files changed, 57 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/net/wireless/nl80211.c b/net/wireless/nl80211.c
index 4335f76be71..93c9b983ce0 100644
--- a/net/wireless/nl80211.c
+++ b/net/wireless/nl80211.c
@@ -1091,12 +1091,46 @@ static int parse_station_flags(struct nlattr *nla, u32 *staflags)
return 0;
}
+static u16 nl80211_calculate_bitrate(struct rate_info *rate)
+{
+ int modulation, streams, bitrate;
+
+ if (!(rate->flags & RATE_INFO_FLAGS_MCS))
+ return rate->legacy;
+
+ /* the formula below does only work for MCS values smaller than 32 */
+ if (rate->mcs >= 32)
+ return 0;
+
+ modulation = rate->mcs & 7;
+ streams = (rate->mcs >> 3) + 1;
+
+ bitrate = (rate->flags & RATE_INFO_FLAGS_40_MHZ_WIDTH) ?
+ 13500000 : 6500000;
+
+ if (modulation < 4)
+ bitrate *= (modulation + 1);
+ else if (modulation == 4)
+ bitrate *= (modulation + 2);
+ else
+ bitrate *= (modulation + 3);
+
+ bitrate *= streams;
+
+ if (rate->flags & RATE_INFO_FLAGS_SHORT_GI)
+ bitrate = (bitrate / 9) * 10;
+
+ /* do NOT round down here */
+ return (bitrate + 50000) / 100000;
+}
+
static int nl80211_send_station(struct sk_buff *msg, u32 pid, u32 seq,
int flags, struct net_device *dev,
u8 *mac_addr, struct station_info *sinfo)
{
void *hdr;
- struct nlattr *sinfoattr;
+ struct nlattr *sinfoattr, *txrate;
+ u16 bitrate;
hdr = nl80211hdr_put(msg, pid, seq, flags, NL80211_CMD_NEW_STATION);
if (!hdr)
@@ -1126,7 +1160,29 @@ static int nl80211_send_station(struct sk_buff *msg, u32 pid, u32 seq,
if (sinfo->filled & STATION_INFO_PLINK_STATE)
NLA_PUT_U8(msg, NL80211_STA_INFO_PLINK_STATE,
sinfo->plink_state);
+ if (sinfo->filled & STATION_INFO_SIGNAL)
+ NLA_PUT_U8(msg, NL80211_STA_INFO_SIGNAL,
+ sinfo->signal);
+ if (sinfo->filled & STATION_INFO_TX_BITRATE) {
+ txrate = nla_nest_start(msg, NL80211_STA_INFO_TX_BITRATE);
+ if (!txrate)
+ goto nla_put_failure;
+
+ /* nl80211_calculate_bitrate will return 0 for mcs >= 32 */
+ bitrate = nl80211_calculate_bitrate(&sinfo->txrate);
+ if (bitrate > 0)
+ NLA_PUT_U16(msg, NL80211_RATE_INFO_BITRATE, bitrate);
+ if (sinfo->txrate.flags & RATE_INFO_FLAGS_MCS)
+ NLA_PUT_U8(msg, NL80211_RATE_INFO_MCS,
+ sinfo->txrate.mcs);
+ if (sinfo->txrate.flags & RATE_INFO_FLAGS_40_MHZ_WIDTH)
+ NLA_PUT_FLAG(msg, NL80211_RATE_INFO_40_MHZ_WIDTH);
+ if (sinfo->txrate.flags & RATE_INFO_FLAGS_SHORT_GI)
+ NLA_PUT_FLAG(msg, NL80211_RATE_INFO_SHORT_GI);
+
+ nla_nest_end(msg, txrate);
+ }
nla_nest_end(msg, sinfoattr);
return genlmsg_end(msg, hdr);