[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 0/3] mac80211: Update to version 5.7-rc2

Felix Fietkau nbd at nbd.name
Wed Apr 22 13:33:56 EDT 2020

On 2020-04-21 23:22, Hauke Mehrtens wrote:
> This updates mac80211 in OpenWrt to version 5.7-rc2.
> This update contains ath11k and many other ieee80211ax updates.
> ath11k only works on the ipq807x devices.
> I tried to start a discussion how we want to go forward with the 
> wireless subsystem we ship in the next OpenWrt release:
> https://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/openwrt-devel/2020-March/022198.html
> I would prefer if we apply this to master and then continuously update 
> to match more recent kernel versions till we are at an LTS kernel 
> version. I assume that the kernel 5.9 or 5.10 will be the next LTS 
> version. Using a normal kernel release as a base will make providing 
> (security) updates much harder.
> You can also find these patches in my staging tree:
> https://git.openwrt.org/?p=openwrt/staging/hauke.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/mac80211-5.6
> Please test this and report any regressions you see compared to the 
> version currently shipped in OpenWrt master.
I tested this and found that the debugfs phy rate control settings
directory was not in the right place. It is supposed to be in
/sys/kernel/debug/ieee80211/phy0/rc but it somehow ended up in
/sys/kernel/debug/rc instead.

- Felix

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