Throughput weirdness on 9984

Ben Greear greearb at
Fri Sep 2 14:51:17 PDT 2016

On 09/02/2016 02:11 PM, Alexis Green wrote:
> Hello,
> As I was working with ath10k drivers, I have discovered that only CT
> firmware/driver combination is able to report tx_info to mac80211
> layer. I've built latest LEDE image for my hardware (Netgear Nighthawk
> X4S R7800) with both ath10k-ct driver from Ben and CT firmware. This
> combination of software provides the data I need, however, the
> throughput is severely limited :/
> All tests are performed between two of these devices in mesh mode with
> no encryption. Here are some of the iperf results:

I have not actually tested mesh-mode on my firmware, so maybe I caused
regressions related to that.

If you use AP + STA config, is throughput better?

What about IBSS?

What tx/rx rates is CT firmware actually reporting?  Maybe it is not
enabling HT/VHT for some reason?


Ben Greear <greearb at>
Candela Technologies Inc

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