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authorAlexander Aring <alex.aring@gmail.com>2015-08-10 21:15:56 +0200
committerMarcel Holtmann <marcel@holtmann.org>2015-08-10 20:43:06 +0200
commit89c7d788f89d58136a2e5596796c298942ee32d6 (patch)
tree931c60095f4540cdc5ab2a66259d5aabef8a8b7e /net/mac802154
parent91f02b3dd8311b48c021e8667a84dfc2d6445a03 (diff)
downloadlinux-stericsson-89c7d788f89d58136a2e5596796c298942ee32d6.tar.gz
mac802154: change frame_retries behaviour
This patch changes the default minimum value of frame_retries to 0 and changes the frame_retries default value to 3 which is also 802.15.4 default. We don't use the frame_retries "-1" value as indicator for no-aret mode anymore, instead we checking on the ack request bit inside the 802.15.4 frame control field. This allows a acknowledge handling per frame. This checking is done by transceiver or inside xmit callback of driver layer. If a transceiver doesn't support ARET handling the transmit functionality ignores ack frames then, which isn't well but should not effect anything of current functionality. Reviewed-by: Stefan Schmidt <stefan@osg.samsung.com> Signed-off-by: Alexander Aring <alex.aring@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Marcel Holtmann <marcel@holtmann.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'net/mac802154')
-rw-r--r--net/mac802154/iface.c3
-rw-r--r--net/mac802154/main.c9
2 files changed, 4 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/net/mac802154/iface.c b/net/mac802154/iface.c
index ff99055631f9..ed26952f9e14 100644
--- a/net/mac802154/iface.c
+++ b/net/mac802154/iface.c
@@ -498,8 +498,7 @@ ieee802154_setup_sdata(struct ieee802154_sub_if_data *sdata,
wpan_dev->min_be = 3;
wpan_dev->max_be = 5;
wpan_dev->csma_retries = 4;
- /* for compatibility, actual default is 3 */
- wpan_dev->frame_retries = -1;
+ wpan_dev->frame_retries = 3;
wpan_dev->pan_id = cpu_to_le16(IEEE802154_PANID_BROADCAST);
wpan_dev->short_addr = cpu_to_le16(IEEE802154_ADDR_BROADCAST);
diff --git a/net/mac802154/main.c b/net/mac802154/main.c
index 9e55431b9a5c..e8cab5bb80c6 100644
--- a/net/mac802154/main.c
+++ b/net/mac802154/main.c
@@ -111,7 +111,7 @@ ieee802154_alloc_hw(size_t priv_data_len, const struct ieee802154_ops *ops)
phy->supported.max_minbe = 8;
phy->supported.min_maxbe = 3;
phy->supported.max_maxbe = 8;
- phy->supported.min_frame_retries = -1;
+ phy->supported.min_frame_retries = 0;
phy->supported.max_frame_retries = 7;
phy->supported.max_csma_backoffs = 5;
phy->supported.lbt = NL802154_SUPPORTED_BOOL_FALSE;
@@ -177,11 +177,8 @@ int ieee802154_register_hw(struct ieee802154_hw *hw)
}
if (!(hw->flags & IEEE802154_HW_FRAME_RETRIES)) {
- /* TODO should be 3, but our default value is -1 which means
- * no ARET handling.
- */
- local->phy->supported.min_frame_retries = -1;
- local->phy->supported.max_frame_retries = -1;
+ local->phy->supported.min_frame_retries = 3;
+ local->phy->supported.max_frame_retries = 3;
}
if (hw->flags & IEEE802154_HW_PROMISCUOUS)