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Ticket #42 (assigned enhancement)

Opened 16 years ago

Last modified 16 years ago

Patch: allow modification of queue length via ifconfig

Reported by: mrenzmann Assigned to: mrenzmann (accepted)
Priority: minor Milestone: version 1.0.0 - first stable release
Component: madwifi: driver Version: trunk
Keywords: Cc:
Patch is attached: 1 Pending:

Description

This patch was submitted by Christian via madwifi-devel (see here):

I have modified one passage in the madwifi sourcecode, now it is possible to reduce the length of the transmit queue with

ifconfig <device> txqueuelen X

It is helpful for user programs which want to detect when the transmit queue is full. This can happen when data is sent at a higher rate than the device is able to deliver it - either because of retransmissions or because of a reduced tx bitrate.

We are using this for wireless QOS experiments at our university working group, but because the change is pretty tiny and adds functionality, it would be really nice to have it included in the main CVS.

Attachments

madwifi-old_queuelength.patch (1.9 kB) - added by mrenzmann on 10/24/05 15:46:22.
The actual patch.

Change History

10/24/05 15:46:22 changed by mrenzmann

  • attachment madwifi-old_queuelength.patch added.

The actual patch.

10/24/05 16:48:16 changed by br1

  • status changed from new to assigned.
  • owner set to br1.

the patch has to be cleaned up of formatting changes. i asked christian to do so

11/01/05 21:46:45 changed by br1

  • priority changed from major to minor.
  • milestone set to Code: version 1.0.0.

the patch is for madwifi-old. should be ported to trunk/

12/02/05 08:38:06 changed by mrenzmann

  • status changed from assigned to new.
  • owner changed from br1 to mrenzmann.

02/01/06 12:24:01 changed by kelmo

  • patch_attached set to 1.

02/03/06 13:04:32 changed by mrenzmann

  • status changed from new to assigned.
  • version changed from trunk to madwifi-old.

05/24/06 17:20:00 changed by mrenzmann

  • version changed from madwifi-old to trunk.

Reassigned to trunk, since version "madwifi-old" is about to be deleted. Note that the attached patch needs to be ported to trunk.