Number of Transmission retries

Gaurang Ramesh Naik gaurang at
Wed Jun 8 02:28:03 PDT 2016

Hi Michal,

That does help. Thank you so much.


On Wed, Jun 8, 2016 at 5:14 AM, Michal Kazior <michal.kazior at> wrote:
> On 8 June 2016 at 11:01, Gaurang Ramesh Naik <gaurang at> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I know there is an iw command to set the number of transmission
>> retries using "iw phy phyx set retry short 'y' long 'z'". When I used
>> this command though, I did not observe any change in the performance
>> of the link throughput. Does ath10k honor this command? Also, if it
>> does, is it implemented in the firmware, or open-source?
> ath10k does not honour it.
> As far as I understand you want to alter number of retries with regard
> to RTS/CTS being used or not. If so I'm not aware of any mechanism to
> tell that to firmware (this is rate-control related and rate-control
> is offloaded by firmware entirely).
> To my knowledge what you can do is change number of software retries
> for aggregated and non-aggregated traffic via NON_AGG_SW_RETRY_TH and
> AGG_SW_RETRY_TH WMI's pdev parameters. Perhaps you'll find this
> useful.
> Michał

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