Specific MAC address impact performance

Yu-Chieh jay0607 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 26 10:38:01 PDT 2015

Hi Ben,
I also geuss that mignt be BSSID mask issue, however i have no idea
about the patten
I can find bssid_mask function in ath5k and ath9k but not in ath10k.
Do your suggest me to use XX:XX:XX:YY:YY:XX, XX should be same and YY
could be different?



2015-10-26 23:12 GMT+08:00 Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>:
> Your probably have BSSID mask collision.  Rule of thumb is to leave
> all octets the same except the second and third (from the right)
> byte.  That usually gives you unique masks assuming the right-most
> byte is unique for your radios.
> Thanks,
> Ben
> On 10/26/2015 03:50 AM, Yu-Chieh wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am working on IBSS mode by using ath10k. However i met some problem
>> about the performance issue
>> First of all, i set up two nodes, A (74:DA:38:19:19:DC) and B
>> (74:DA:38:06:E1:96) and run iperf.
>> i can get around 170 Mbps form A to B
>> Then, i turn on the third node C(74:DA:38:06:E1:BE).
>> The performance is deteriorated to around 30Mbps.
>> If i turn off node C, the performance go back to 170 Mbps.
>> At the same environment and same devices, i jsut change the mac of B
>> to (74:DA:38:06:E1:B2)
>> Everything is good.
>> No matter node c is on or off, the performance always keep on 170Mbps.
>> Anyone have any idea about this problem?
>> Jay
>> _______________________________________________
>> ath10k mailing list
>> ath10k at lists.infradead.org
>> http://lists.infradead.org/mailman/listinfo/ath10k
> --
> Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
> Candela Technologies Inc  http://www.candelatech.com

More information about the ath10k mailing list