[1/2] ath10k: add accounting for the extended peer statistics

Mohammed Shafi Shajakhan mohammed at codeaurora.org
Mon Jan 2 21:28:27 PST 2017

Hi Christian / Kalle,

On Fri, Dec 30, 2016 at 03:35:10PM +0100, Christian Lamparter wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 29, 2016 at 3:11 PM, Kalle Valo <kvalo at qca.qualcomm.com> wrote:
> > Christian Lamparter <chunkeey at googlemail.com> wrote:
> >> The 10.4 firmware adds extended peer information to the
> >> firmware's statistics payload. This additional info is
> >> stored as a separate data field and the elements are
> >> stored in their own "peers_extd" list.
> >>
> >> These elements can pile up in the same way as the peer
> >> information elements. This is because the
> >> ath10k_wmi_10_4_op_pull_fw_stats() function tries to
> >> pull the same amount (num_peer_stats) for every statistic
> >> data unit.
> >>
> >> Fixes: 4a49ae94a448faa ("ath10k: fix 10.4 extended peer stats update")
> >> Signed-off-by: Christian Lamparter <chunkeey at googlemail.com>
> >
> > My understanding is that I should skip this patch 1. Please let me know if
> > I misunderstood. But I'm still plannning to apply patch 2.
> I added Mohammed (I hope, he can reply to the open question when he
> returns), Since I'm not sure what he wants or not.
> As far as I'm aware, the "extended" boolean serves no purpose
> because it was only used in once place in debugfs_sta which was
> removed in the patch. ( "ath10k_sta_update_stats_rx_duration"
> and "ath10k_sta_update_extd_stats_rx_duration" have been unified).

[shafi] We will wait for Kalle to review from the de-ferred stage
and get his opinion as well(regarding the design change).
I have no concerns as long this does not changes the existing behaviour.
thank you !


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