[rt2x00-users] [PATCH 3/5] rt2x00: Fix max TX power settings
Ivo Van Doorn
ivdoorn at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 14:19:51 UTC 2010
On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 4:15 PM, Helmut Schaa
<helmut.schaa at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Am Monday 23 August 2010 schrieb Ivo van Doorn:
>> During initialization each driver reads the default TX power
>> for each individual channel. However mac80211 only accepts the
>> maximum value (which is also handled as default value).
>> As a result, the TX power of the device was being limited to
>> the default value, which is often quite low compared to the
>> real maximum acceptable value.
>> This patch allows each driver to set the maximum value on a
>> per-channel basis which is forwarded to mac80211. The default
>> value will be preserved for now, in case we want to update
>> mac80211 to differentiate between the maximum and default txpower.
>> Signed-off-by: Ivo van Doorn <IvDoorn at gmail.com>
> I don't know the other ralink devices very well ;) but the rt2800 part
> looks good to me and I found no obvious mistakes in the rest.
> The only thing is the part I already mentioned in patch 2/5.
> This should fix https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=16358. Maybe it's
> worth to add a reference to the commit log?
Ah yes, well there would be more bugzilla reports surrounding issues like this.
But I'll add this one to the log when I send it upstream.
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