[B.A.T.M.A.N.] [PATCH 3/7] mac80211: add new RC API to retrieve expected throughput

Antonio Quartulli antonio at open-mesh.com
Wed May 14 23:14:47 CEST 2014



On 25/04/14 17:45, Johannes Berg wrote:
> On Mon, 2014-04-14 at 16:03 +0200, Antonio Quartulli wrote:
>> From: Antonio Quartulli <antonio at open-mesh.com>
>>
>> In order to make mac80211 export the expected throughput,
>> a new API which extracts such information from any mac80211
>> SW RC algorithm is needed.
>> Therefore add the new get_expected_throughput() member
>> to the rate_control_ops structure.
>>
>> The exported value is expressed in Mbps/100. Such unit has
>> been chosen because it is the highest precision that
>> MinstrelHT can return.
> 
> Same as in patch 2 - and realistically 2/3/4 could just be squashed.
> 

Yeah, I will specify the 0 value as "I don't know what to provide" and I
think it is fine to have just one patch.

-- 
Antonio Quartulli

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