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authorNishant Sarmukadam <nishants@marvell.com>2011-04-21 16:34:58 +0530
committerJohn W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>2011-04-25 14:50:16 -0400
commit3a769888797b7117005e9c60d4cd73a2efc92f8d (patch)
tree10dac38b65dce2efe1a6849d96eeea5e7e07536d /drivers/net/wireless/mwl8k.c
parent566875db5058f582ea56da891f9c3cabc01efff5 (diff)
downloadlinux-stericsson-3a769888797b7117005e9c60d4cd73a2efc92f8d.tar.gz
mwl8k: Reserve buffers for tx management frames
Since queues are not stopped anymore, management frames would be dropped if the corresponding tx queue is full. This can cause issues say when we want to setup an ampdu stream and action frames i.e addba requests keep getting dropped frequently. Fix this by reserving some buffers to allow management frames to go through in queue full conditions. Signed-off-by: Nishant Sarmukadam <nishants@marvell.com> Signed-off-by: Pradeep Nemavat <pnemavat@marvell.com> Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'drivers/net/wireless/mwl8k.c')
-rw-r--r--drivers/net/wireless/mwl8k.c31
1 files changed, 23 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/mwl8k.c b/drivers/net/wireless/mwl8k.c
index 93fe1bd91c36..63ee8cfe322b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/mwl8k.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/mwl8k.c
@@ -1818,6 +1818,7 @@ mwl8k_txq_xmit(struct ieee80211_hw *hw, int index, struct sk_buff *skb)
u8 tid = 0;
struct mwl8k_ampdu_stream *stream = NULL;
bool start_ba_session = false;
+ bool mgmtframe = false;
struct ieee80211_mgmt *mgmt = (struct ieee80211_mgmt *)skb->data;
wh = (struct ieee80211_hdr *)skb->data;
@@ -1826,6 +1827,9 @@ mwl8k_txq_xmit(struct ieee80211_hw *hw, int index, struct sk_buff *skb)
else
qos = 0;
+ if (ieee80211_is_mgmt(wh->frame_control))
+ mgmtframe = true;
+
if (priv->ap_fw)
mwl8k_encapsulate_tx_frame(skb);
else
@@ -1955,15 +1959,26 @@ mwl8k_txq_xmit(struct ieee80211_hw *hw, int index, struct sk_buff *skb)
txq = priv->txq + index;
- if (txq->len >= MWL8K_TX_DESCS) {
- if (start_ba_session) {
- spin_lock(&priv->stream_lock);
- mwl8k_remove_stream(hw, stream);
- spin_unlock(&priv->stream_lock);
+ /* Mgmt frames that go out frequently are probe
+ * responses. Other mgmt frames got out relatively
+ * infrequently. Hence reserve 2 buffers so that
+ * other mgmt frames do not get dropped due to an
+ * already queued probe response in one of the
+ * reserved buffers.
+ */
+
+ if (txq->len >= MWL8K_TX_DESCS - 2) {
+ if (mgmtframe == false ||
+ txq->len == MWL8K_TX_DESCS) {
+ if (start_ba_session) {
+ spin_lock(&priv->stream_lock);
+ mwl8k_remove_stream(hw, stream);
+ spin_unlock(&priv->stream_lock);
+ }
+ spin_unlock_bh(&priv->tx_lock);
+ dev_kfree_skb(skb);
+ return;
}
- spin_unlock_bh(&priv->tx_lock);
- dev_kfree_skb(skb);
- return;
}
BUG_ON(txq->skb[txq->tail] != NULL);