[rt2x00-users] the information of each transmitted packet
helmut.schaa at googlemail.com
Sun Jun 27 19:19:17 UTC 2010
Am Samstag 26 Juni 2010 schrieb Mohammad Abdelhadi:
> On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 7:36 PM, Ivo Van Doorn <ivdoorn at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Well you seem to be avoiding my questions for more information,
> > so I guess you are asking this in general rather then for a particular
> > Ralink device you own.
> > > I need your help to find the function (in rt2x00) that is responsible for
> > > updating the information of each transmitted packet and used to maintain
> > > statistics.
> > The hardware is in charge for counting the number of retries for a given
> > frame,
> > since the retrying of a frame is done by the hardware rather then the
> > software.
> > As for reading the retry count, refer to my previous email and just do:
> > `grep -i retry *`
> > ivo
> Hi Ivo,
> Thank you for the reply,
> well I am not avoiding your questions but i am new with ralink drivers, and
> i want to use one of them in my research. Well currently i am working on
> rt3572 but i didn't find any mailing list to handle my questions, so i
> passed my question to this mailing list in order to get the answer in its
> general format, and then to do my own work related to rt3572, that is the
> Back to my question: I was using Madwifi driver before and there was a
> function called (ath_tx_processq) which updates the information of each
> transmitted packet, it reflects the statistics from the hardware. By the
> way, this function also exists in ath5k and ath9k. Therefore, I want to know
> the function used by ralink drivers (the version is not an issue) that does
> the same things.
Depending on the actual hw it should be one of these functions:
I don't know if it is possible to get the actual tx status on USB devices.
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