[PATCH v2] ath10k: support msdu chaining.

Michal Kazior michal.kazior at tieto.com
Tue Mar 4 02:14:59 EST 2014

On 3 March 2014 23:08, Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com> wrote:
> On 02/27/2014 11:51 PM, Michal Kazior wrote:
>> On 28 February 2014 02:20,  <greearb at candelatech.com> wrote:
>>> From: Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
>>> Consolidate the list of msdu skbs into the msdu-head skb, delete the
>>> rest of the skbs, pass the msdu-head skb on up the stack as normal.
>>> Tested with high-speed TCP and UDP traffic on modified firmware that
>>> supports raw-rx.
>> As for an umodified firmware I expect ath10k will just re-assemble
>> corrupted frames just to have them dropped by mac80211. It might be
>> worth checking:
>>  if (chaining && fcs_error)
>>     drop();
> As far as I can tell, packets with bad FCS are dropped earlier in that
> rx method?

Ah, good point. We're dropping some frames based on `status` value already.


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