AR6000 netif_queue_stop non stop, Bug?
werner at openmoko.org
Tue Mar 31 03:39:19 CEST 2009
Ivan Petrov wrote:
> Internal card queue limits, called in driver as 'credits', and if we not
> have hight priority stream packets, credits can be given to stream with
> low priority (i.e. some QoS).
In my opinion, this is in fact something the AR6k shouldn't do - at
least not on Linux.
We have a perfectly good (and *much* more versatile) traffic control
architecture in the kernel. Having flow-controlled priority queues
in the AR6k as well thus adds little value and - if it was actually
used - would in fact interfere with the kernel traffic control.
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