[PATCH v5] ath10k: move mgmt descriptor limit handle under mgmt_tx

Valo, Kalle kvalo at qca.qualcomm.com
Fri Mar 18 00:53:00 PDT 2016

Rajkumar Manoharan <rmanohar at qti.qualcomm.com> writes:

> Frames that are transmitted via MGMT_TX are using reserved descriptor
> slots in firmware. This limitation is for the htt_mgmt_tx path itself,
> not for mgmt frames per se. In 16 MBSSID scenario, these reserved slots
> will be easy exhausted due to frequent probe responses. So for 10.4
> based solutions, probe responses are limited by a threshold (24).
> management tx path is separate for all except tlv based solutions. Since
> tlv solutions (qca6174 & qca9377) do not support 16 AP interfaces, it is
> safe to move management descriptor limitation check under mgmt_tx
> function. Though CPU improvement is negligible, unlikely conditions or
> never hit conditions in hot path can be avoided on data transmission.
> Signed-off-by: Rajkumar Manoharan <rmanohar at qti.qualcomm.com>

Applied, thanks.

Kalle Valo

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