cfg80211/mac80211: improve ad-hoc multicast rate handling
Felix Fietkau [Mon, 22 Nov 2010 19:58:24 +0000 (20:58 +0100)]
- store the multicast rate as an index instead of the rate value
  (reduces cpu overhead in a hotpath)
- validate the rate values (must match a bitrate in at least one sband)

Signed-off-by: Felix Fietkau <nbd@openwrt.org>
Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>

include/net/cfg80211.h
include/net/mac80211.h
net/mac80211/ibss.c
net/mac80211/rate.c
net/wireless/nl80211.c

index 91f0995..dd4c43f 100644 (file)
@@ -923,7 +923,7 @@ struct cfg80211_disassoc_request {
  * @privacy: this is a protected network, keys will be configured
  *     after joining
  * @basic_rates: bitmap of basic rates to use when creating the IBSS
- * @mcast_rate: multicast tx rate (in 100 kbps)
+ * @mcast_rate: per-band multicast rate index + 1 (0: disabled)
  */
 struct cfg80211_ibss_params {
        u8 *ssid;
@@ -935,7 +935,7 @@ struct cfg80211_ibss_params {
        u32 basic_rates;
        bool channel_fixed;
        bool privacy;
-       int mcast_rate;
+       int mcast_rate[IEEE80211_NUM_BANDS];
 };
 
 /**
index 5b0fff2..08e97e5 100644 (file)
@@ -219,7 +219,7 @@ enum ieee80211_bss_change {
  * @basic_rates: bitmap of basic rates, each bit stands for an
  *     index into the rate table configured by the driver in
  *     the current band.
- * @mcast_rate: multicast rate for AP and Ad-Hoc (in 100 kbps)
+ * @mcast_rate: per-band multicast rate index + 1 (0: disabled)
  * @bssid: The BSSID for this BSS
  * @enable_beacon: whether beaconing should be enabled or not
  * @channel_type: Channel type for this BSS -- the hardware might be
@@ -259,7 +259,7 @@ struct ieee80211_bss_conf {
        u16 assoc_capability;
        u64 timestamp;
        u32 basic_rates;
-       u32 mcast_rate;
+       int mcast_rate[IEEE80211_NUM_BANDS];
        u16 ht_operation_mode;
        s32 cqm_rssi_thold;
        u32 cqm_rssi_hyst;
index 6fe6837..410d104 100644 (file)
@@ -915,7 +915,8 @@ int ieee80211_ibss_join(struct ieee80211_sub_if_data *sdata,
 
        sdata->u.ibss.privacy = params->privacy;
        sdata->u.ibss.basic_rates = params->basic_rates;
-       sdata->vif.bss_conf.mcast_rate = params->mcast_rate;
+       memcpy(sdata->vif.bss_conf.mcast_rate, params->mcast_rate,
+              sizeof(params->mcast_rate));
 
        sdata->vif.bss_conf.beacon_int = params->beacon_interval;
 
index 76de4f8..3d5a2cb 100644 (file)
@@ -211,20 +211,11 @@ static bool rc_no_data_or_no_ack(struct ieee80211_tx_rate_control *txrc)
        return (info->flags & IEEE80211_TX_CTL_NO_ACK) || !ieee80211_is_data(fc);
 }
 
-static void rc_send_low_broadcast(s8 *idx, u32 basic_rates, u32 mcast_rate,
+static void rc_send_low_broadcast(s8 *idx, u32 basic_rates,
                                  struct ieee80211_supported_band *sband)
 {
        u8 i;
 
-       if (mcast_rate) {
-               for (i = 0; i < sband->n_bitrates; i++) {
-                       if (sband->bitrates[i].bitrate == mcast_rate) {
-                               *idx = i;
-                               return;
-                       }
-               }
-       }
-
        if (basic_rates == 0)
                return; /* assume basic rates unknown and accept rate */
        if (*idx < 0)
@@ -247,17 +238,25 @@ bool rate_control_send_low(struct ieee80211_sta *sta,
                           struct ieee80211_tx_rate_control *txrc)
 {
        struct ieee80211_tx_info *info = IEEE80211_SKB_CB(txrc->skb);
+       struct ieee80211_supported_band *sband = txrc->sband;
+       int mcast_rate;
 
        if (!sta || !priv_sta || rc_no_data_or_no_ack(txrc)) {
                info->control.rates[0].idx = rate_lowest_index(txrc->sband, sta);
                info->control.rates[0].count =
                        (info->flags & IEEE80211_TX_CTL_NO_ACK) ?
                        1 : txrc->hw->max_rate_tries;
-               if (!sta && txrc->bss)
+               if (!sta && txrc->bss) {
+                       mcast_rate = txrc->bss_conf->mcast_rate[sband->band];
+                       if (mcast_rate > 0) {
+                               info->control.rates[0].idx = mcast_rate - 1;
+                               return true;
+                       }
+
                        rc_send_low_broadcast(&info->control.rates[0].idx,
                                              txrc->bss_conf->basic_rates,
-                                             txrc->bss_conf->mcast_rate,
-                                             txrc->sband);
+                                             sband);
+               }
                return true;
        }
        return false;
index b15eb77..8734efa 100644 (file)
@@ -3600,6 +3600,34 @@ static int nl80211_disassociate(struct sk_buff *skb, struct genl_info *info)
                                      local_state_change);
 }
 
+static bool
+nl80211_parse_mcast_rate(struct cfg80211_registered_device *rdev,
+                        int mcast_rate[IEEE80211_NUM_BANDS],
+                        int rateval)
+{
+       struct wiphy *wiphy = &rdev->wiphy;
+       bool found = false;
+       int band, i;
+
+       for (band = 0; band < IEEE80211_NUM_BANDS; band++) {
+               struct ieee80211_supported_band *sband;
+
+               sband = wiphy->bands[band];
+               if (!sband)
+                       continue;
+
+               for (i = 0; i < sband->n_bitrates; i++) {
+                       if (sband->bitrates[i].bitrate == rateval) {
+                               mcast_rate[band] = i + 1;
+                               found = true;
+                               break;
+                       }
+               }
+       }
+
+       return found;
+}
+
 static int nl80211_join_ibss(struct sk_buff *skb, struct genl_info *info)
 {
        struct cfg80211_registered_device *rdev = info->user_ptr[0];
@@ -3683,9 +3711,11 @@ static int nl80211_join_ibss(struct sk_buff *skb, struct genl_info *info)
                                return -EINVAL;
                }
        }
-       if (info->attrs[NL80211_ATTR_MCAST_RATE])
-               ibss.mcast_rate =
-                       nla_get_u32(info->attrs[NL80211_ATTR_MCAST_RATE]);
+
+       if (info->attrs[NL80211_ATTR_MCAST_RATE] &&
+           !nl80211_parse_mcast_rate(rdev, ibss.mcast_rate,
+                       nla_get_u32(info->attrs[NL80211_ATTR_MCAST_RATE])))
+               return -EINVAL;
 
        if (ibss.privacy && info->attrs[NL80211_ATTR_KEYS]) {
                connkeys = nl80211_parse_connkeys(rdev,