path: root/drivers/net/wireless/mac80211_hwsim.c
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authorJohannes Berg <johannes.berg@intel.com>2011-02-24 14:42:06 +0100
committerJohn W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>2011-02-25 15:32:34 -0500
commit7bb4568372856688bc070917265bce0b88bb7d4d (patch)
treee3ca3e7d233944bbc271c650c8b037c3a6652d98 /drivers/net/wireless/mac80211_hwsim.c
parent43f12d47f0580e04e26c14c03cb19cea9687854e (diff)
mac80211: make tx() operation return void
The return value of the tx operation is commonly misused by drivers, leading to errors. All drivers will drop frames if they fail to TX the frame, and they must also properly manage the queues (if they didn't, mac80211 would already warn). Removing the ability for drivers to return a BUSY value also allows significant cleanups of the TX TX handling code in mac80211. Note that this also fixes a bug in ath9k_htc, the old "return -1" there was wrong. Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <johannes.berg@intel.com> Tested-by: Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek@googlemail.com> [ath5k] Acked-by: Gertjan van Wingerde <gwingerde@gmail.com> [rt2x00] Acked-by: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net> [b43, rtl8187, rtlwifi] Acked-by: Luciano Coelho <coelho@ti.com> [wl12xx] Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'drivers/net/wireless/mac80211_hwsim.c')
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/mac80211_hwsim.c b/drivers/net/wireless/mac80211_hwsim.c
index 5d39b2840584..56f439d58013 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/mac80211_hwsim.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/mac80211_hwsim.c
@@ -541,7 +541,7 @@ static bool mac80211_hwsim_tx_frame(struct ieee80211_hw *hw,
-static int mac80211_hwsim_tx(struct ieee80211_hw *hw, struct sk_buff *skb)
+static void mac80211_hwsim_tx(struct ieee80211_hw *hw, struct sk_buff *skb)
bool ack;
struct ieee80211_tx_info *txi;
@@ -551,7 +551,7 @@ static int mac80211_hwsim_tx(struct ieee80211_hw *hw, struct sk_buff *skb)
if (skb->len < 10) {
/* Should not happen; just a sanity check for addr1 use */
- return NETDEV_TX_OK;
+ return;
ack = mac80211_hwsim_tx_frame(hw, skb);
@@ -571,7 +571,6 @@ static int mac80211_hwsim_tx(struct ieee80211_hw *hw, struct sk_buff *skb)
if (!(txi->flags & IEEE80211_TX_CTL_NO_ACK) && ack)
txi->flags |= IEEE80211_TX_STAT_ACK;
ieee80211_tx_status_irqsafe(hw, skb);
- return NETDEV_TX_OK;