[PATCH] ath10k: Fix 10.4 extended peer stats update

Mohammed Shafi Shajakhan mohammed at codeaurora.org
Tue May 10 09:40:49 PDT 2016

On Tue, May 10, 2016 at 09:34:55AM -0700, Ben Greear wrote:
> On 05/10/2016 09:27 AM, Mohammed Shafi Shajakhan wrote:
> >From: Mohammed Shafi Shajakhan <mohammed at qti.qualcomm.com>
> >
> >10.4 'extended peer stats' will be not be appended with normal peer stats
> >data and they shall be coming in separate chunks. Fix this by maintaining
> >a separate linked list 'extender peer stats' for 10.4 and update
> >rx_duration for per station statistics. Also parse through beacon filter
> >(if enabled), to make sure we parse the extended peer stats properly.
> >This issue was exposed when more than one client is connected and
> >extended peer stats for 10.4 is enabled
> In general, maybe more of these stats should be kept in the driver instead
> of the firmware?  The firmware is very tight on RAM already, and if
> we can pass the needed info back to the host, it could gather arbitrary
> amounts of stats as needed.

[shafi] agreed, probably thats why we are tracking u64 counters like rx_duration
etc in host while the firmware variable will wrap aroud in sometime

> -- 
> Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
> Candela Technologies Inc  http://www.candelatech.com

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