Very low throughput on QCA9880 ath10k module

Valo, Kalle kvalo at
Wed Oct 12 06:54:42 PDT 2016

Vijay Kumar R Patel <vijay at> writes:

> HI all,
> we are testing throughput on our QCA9880 module using iperf command,
> we are getting 10Mbps throughput, tried with all iperf options like
> TCP window size,length but not getting more than 10Mbps.
> Test procedure and system info
> iperf b/w AP <----> STA
> QCA9880 module on both ap and sta, with backported(backports-3.14-1)
> ath10k driver running on Linux kernel version 2.6.32 with
> firmware-2.bin_10.1.467.3-1

>From ath10k point of view backports-3.14-1 is ancient. Try upgrading to
something recent, preferably 4.8.

The problem is that backports doesn't have had new releases for some
time so you have to build the backports package yourself. There are
instructions on the wiki but I'm not sure if they work anymore, I
haven't tried myself for a long time:

Kalle Valo

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