rt2x00: Implement broad- and multicast buffering
Helmut Schaa [Sun, 11 Jul 2010 10:27:58 +0000 (12:27 +0200)]
Although mac80211 buffers broad- and mutlicast frames for us in AP mode
we still have to send them out after a DTIM beacon. Implement this
behavior by sending out the buffered frames when the beacondone
interrupt is processed.

Signed-off-by: Helmut Schaa <helmut.schaa@googlemail.com>
Signed-off-by: Ivo van Doorn <IvDoorn@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>

drivers/net/wireless/rt2x00/rt2x00dev.c

index e255725..ae0adff 100644 (file)
@@ -178,6 +178,28 @@ static void rt2x00lib_intf_scheduled(struct work_struct *work)
 /*
  * Interrupt context handlers.
  */
+static void rt2x00lib_bc_buffer_iter(void *data, u8 *mac,
+                                    struct ieee80211_vif *vif)
+{
+       struct rt2x00_dev *rt2x00dev = data;
+       struct sk_buff *skb;
+
+       /*
+        * Only AP mode interfaces do broad- and multicast buffering
+        */
+       if (vif->type != NL80211_IFTYPE_AP)
+               return;
+
+       /*
+        * Send out buffered broad- and multicast frames
+        */
+       skb = ieee80211_get_buffered_bc(rt2x00dev->hw, vif);
+       while (skb) {
+               rt2x00mac_tx(rt2x00dev->hw, skb);
+               skb = ieee80211_get_buffered_bc(rt2x00dev->hw, vif);
+       }
+}
+
 static void rt2x00lib_beacondone_iter(void *data, u8 *mac,
                                      struct ieee80211_vif *vif)
 {
@@ -197,9 +219,15 @@ void rt2x00lib_beacondone(struct rt2x00_dev *rt2x00dev)
        if (!test_bit(DEVICE_STATE_ENABLED_RADIO, &rt2x00dev->flags))
                return;
 
+       /* send buffered bc/mc frames out for every bssid */
        ieee80211_iterate_active_interfaces(rt2x00dev->hw,
-                                          rt2x00lib_beacondone_iter,
-                                          rt2x00dev);
+                                           rt2x00lib_bc_buffer_iter,
+                                           rt2x00dev);
+
+       /* fetch next beacon */
+       ieee80211_iterate_active_interfaces(rt2x00dev->hw,
+                                           rt2x00lib_beacondone_iter,
+                                           rt2x00dev);
 
 }
 EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(rt2x00lib_beacondone);