[PATCH v2] ath10k: Debugfs entry to enable/disable WLAN&Blutooth Coexist feature

Kalle Valo kvalo at qca.qualcomm.com
Tue Jun 2 05:10:08 PDT 2015

Jakub Kiciński <moorray3 at wp.pl> writes:

> On Thu, 28 May 2015 12:19:05 -0700, Yanbo Li wrote:
>> As some radio have no connection with BT modules, enable the WLAN/Bluetooth
>> coexist(BTC) feature will has some side effect if the radio's GPIO connect
>> with any other HW modules. Add the control switcher "btc_feature" at
>> debugfs and set the feature as disable by default to avoid such case.
>> To enable this feature, execute:
>> echo 1 > /sys/kernel/debug/ieee80211/phyX/ath10k/btc_feature
>> To disable:
>> echo 0 > /sys/kernel/debug/ieee80211/phyX/ath10k/btc_feature
>> Signed-off-by: Yanbo Li <yanbol at qca.qualcomm.com>
> IMHO common API for disabling/enabling btcoex is something we would all
> benefit from and easy enough to implement properly.  Burying it in
> driver-specific debugfs is less than appropriate.
> I seem to recall there were plans to discuss btcoex at one of the
> linux-wireless summits.  If the consensus was to leave it in debugfs
> then I apologize for the noise ;)

I agree. I don't recall anymore the discussion in the summit but I think
that adding btcoex support to nl80211 would be the right thing to do.
It's a common setting for many drivers. But before we have that, ath10k
still has to use debugfs.

Kalle Valo

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