ath10k: advertize hardware packet loss mechanism

Kalle Valo kvalo at
Wed Sep 28 03:11:25 PDT 2016

Rajkumar Manoharan <rmanohar at> wrote:
> Indicate hardware (or firmware) supports that CQM packet-loss report
> will be generated based on station kickout algorithm. As of now mac80211
> tracks connection loss by missing msdu counts (50) whereas ath10k
> firmware tracks them by missing ppdus (+ BAR tries). While firmware is
> trying to adapt its rate table, mac80211 might send out low_ack event to
> hostapd. This is causing frequent connect and disconnect iteration under
> noisy environment or when station is roaming around.
> Signed-off-by: Rajkumar Manoharan <rmanohar at>

(Note to myself in patchwork)

Depends on:

e8a24cd4b872 mac80211: allow driver to handle packet-loss mechanism

Is in net-next currently.


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