[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH] Improve wifi speed up to 2 times in AP mode.

N.Leiten nickleiten at gmail.com
Mon Jun 29 13:21:24 EDT 2015

Resending patch in text format. Return of wmm_* parameters to
hostapd.conf file for wifi speed up.

2015-06-29 0:59 GMT+03:00 N.Leiten <nickleiten at gmail.com>:
> The thing is - this parameters I've got from hostapd.conf on my host
> machine and due to comments they are strictly set from 802.11. As for
> hostapd itself, I don't gone in deep inspection of WMM part but I saw
> some default values regarding tx_queue* parameters (according to
> comments this section is used to prioritize traffic from AP to STAs,
> and WMM part is in opposite direction, in my oppinion last one is also
> used to determine WMM capable stations which gives us such speed
> improvements) in source code of hostapd, maybe there's some analogue
> for WMM but somehow it don't get applied when configuration file
> loaded. So for now the easiest and fast way to fix this is to set
> config with parameters that hostapd expects.
> 2015-06-29 0:21 GMT+03:00 Linus Lüssing <linus.luessing at c0d3.blue>:
>> On Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 09:16:58PM +0300, N.Leiten wrote:
>>> As a result I got full 100Mbit/s on AR71XX platform and 70-80Mbit on
>>> Ralink. I think it is good performance improvement at this moment.
>> Interesting, thanks for sharing your results!
>> If these settings are generally diserable, maybe it might make
>> sense to patch hostapd to set them by default if they aren't set
>> explicitly, instead of through netifd? That way anyone, not only
>> OpenWRT users might benefit from it.
>> Cheers, Linus
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