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authorSam Leffler <sleffler@chromium.org>2012-10-11 21:03:35 -0700
committerJohannes Berg <johannes.berg@intel.com>2012-10-18 09:01:53 +0200
commitcd2bb512cda58f1efb922ad6dc29013ea5d5d9d0 (patch)
tree68d6ca0c3bed7979f578b3b554b2c8e6b668c32a /net/mac80211/scan.c
parent15d6030b4bec618742b8b9ccae9209c8f9e4a916 (diff)
downloadlinux-stericsson-cd2bb512cda58f1efb922ad6dc29013ea5d5d9d0.tar.gz
mac80211: add support for tx to abort low priority scan requests
Use NL80211_SCAN_FLAG_LOW_PRIORITY flag in mac80211's scan state machine to prematurely terminate scan operations if outbound traffic collides. This is useful for marking background scans so they don't affect throughput. Signed-off-by: Sam Leffler <sleffler@chromium.org> Signed-off-by: Amitkumar Karwar <akarwar@marvell.com> Signed-off-by: Bing Zhao <bzhao@marvell.com> [set feature flag only if software scan is used] Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <johannes.berg@intel.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'net/mac80211/scan.c')
-rw-r--r--net/mac80211/scan.c21
1 files changed, 17 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/net/mac80211/scan.c b/net/mac80211/scan.c
index 987c75d46bc0..13d23299e696 100644
--- a/net/mac80211/scan.c
+++ b/net/mac80211/scan.c
@@ -466,6 +466,7 @@ static int __ieee80211_start_scan(struct ieee80211_sub_if_data *sdata,
sizeof(*local->hw_scan_req) +
req->n_channels * sizeof(req->channels[0]);
local->hw_scan_req->ie = ies;
+ local->hw_scan_req->flags = req->flags;
local->hw_scan_band = 0;
@@ -566,6 +567,7 @@ static void ieee80211_scan_state_decision(struct ieee80211_local *local,
unsigned long min_beacon_int = 0;
struct ieee80211_sub_if_data *sdata;
struct ieee80211_channel *next_chan;
+ enum mac80211_scan_state next_scan_state;
/*
* check if at least one STA interface is associated,
@@ -624,10 +626,18 @@ static void ieee80211_scan_state_decision(struct ieee80211_local *local,
usecs_to_jiffies(min_beacon_int * 1024) *
local->hw.conf.listen_interval);
- if (associated && (!tx_empty || bad_latency || listen_int_exceeded))
- local->next_scan_state = SCAN_SUSPEND;
- else
- local->next_scan_state = SCAN_SET_CHANNEL;
+ if (associated && !tx_empty) {
+ if (local->scan_req->flags & NL80211_SCAN_FLAG_LOW_PRIORITY)
+ next_scan_state = SCAN_ABORT;
+ else
+ next_scan_state = SCAN_SUSPEND;
+ } else if (associated && (bad_latency || listen_int_exceeded)) {
+ next_scan_state = SCAN_SUSPEND;
+ } else {
+ next_scan_state = SCAN_SET_CHANNEL;
+ }
+
+ local->next_scan_state = next_scan_state;
*next_delay = 0;
}
@@ -798,6 +808,9 @@ void ieee80211_scan_work(struct work_struct *work)
case SCAN_RESUME:
ieee80211_scan_state_resume(local, &next_delay);
break;
+ case SCAN_ABORT:
+ aborted = true;
+ goto out_complete;
}
} while (next_delay == 0);