DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2010-03
Re: wlan_ratectl (was Re: firmware discussion)
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Date: 30 Mar 2010 19:40:44 GMT
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Joe Talbott <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 10:50:33AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
>> Well, I guess it comes down to how difficult it would be to integrate
>> the ratectl we have into the new infrastructure, and whether there are
>> any plans in FreeBSDland to have an integrated ratectl. If not then
>> there is an argument for them adopting ours.
> Converting the wpi driver I'm porting was not very difficult. I don't
> like users of the half dozen or so wifi drivers we currently have
> losing the ratectl features we have.
Can the adaption to ratectl be done incrementally (driver by driver)
and have non-adapted drivers working without it?