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From: Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>
To: Muna Sinada <msinada@codeaurora.org>
Cc: linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] nl80211: Add HE UL MU fixed rate setting
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2021 15:48:50 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <6d85542f47955cdac0137c72b0de04e5c0fe0799.camel@sipsolutions.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1627587701-13134-1-git-send-email-msinada@codeaurora.org>

Hi,

On Thu, 2021-07-29 at 12:41 -0700, Muna Sinada wrote:
> This patch adds nl80211 definitions, policies and parsing code required
> to pass HE UL MU fixed rate settings.
> 

I don't understand how this is sufficient?

>  		enum nl80211_txrate_gi gi;
>  		enum nl80211_he_gi he_gi;
>  		enum nl80211_he_ltf he_ltf;

Previously, for HE rates, we had configurations for:
 * HE MCS
 * HE guard interval
 * HE LTF

I guess I can sort of follow that uplink traffic is a bit different and
not already configured by the setting for rate control we have today,
but why does it not need all these parameters?

Also, why is this not a per-station parameter? OK, maybe we don't really
want it to be a per-station parameter, or maybe the firmware/algorithm
that's selecting things there can't deal with that, but it feels odd to
combine it with the "rate control fixed rate" parameters you have here,
and do that without even any explanation of how this is supposed to
work.

This is going to need some work.

johannes


  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-17 13:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-29 19:41 Muna Sinada
2021-08-17 13:48 ` Johannes Berg [this message]
2021-08-26 23:08   ` Muna Sinada
2021-09-14  5:57     ` Kalle Valo

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