Patchwork [v2,2/4] mac802154: Use netif flow control

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Submitter Alan Ott
Date April 3, 2013, 2 p.m.
Message ID <1364997658-16498-3-git-send-email-alan@signal11.us>
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Permalink /patch/233488/
State Accepted
Delegated to: David Miller
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Alan Ott - April 3, 2013, 2 p.m.
Use netif_stop_queue() and netif_wake_queue() to control the flow of
packets to mac802154 devices.  Since many IEEE 802.15.4 devices have no
output buffer, and since the mac802154 xmit() function is designed to
block, netif_stop_queue() is called after each packet.

Signed-off-by: Alan Ott <alan@signal11.us>
---
 net/mac802154/tx.c | 14 ++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 14 insertions(+)

Patch

diff --git a/net/mac802154/tx.c b/net/mac802154/tx.c
index 7264874..3fd3e07 100644
--- a/net/mac802154/tx.c
+++ b/net/mac802154/tx.c
@@ -25,6 +25,7 @@ 
 #include <linux/if_arp.h>
 #include <linux/crc-ccitt.h>
 
+#include <net/ieee802154_netdev.h>
 #include <net/mac802154.h>
 #include <net/wpan-phy.h>
 
@@ -44,6 +45,7 @@  struct xmit_work {
 static void mac802154_xmit_worker(struct work_struct *work)
 {
 	struct xmit_work *xw = container_of(work, struct xmit_work, work);
+	struct mac802154_sub_if_data *sdata;
 	int res;
 
 	mutex_lock(&xw->priv->phy->pib_lock);
@@ -65,6 +67,11 @@  static void mac802154_xmit_worker(struct work_struct *work)
 out:
 	mutex_unlock(&xw->priv->phy->pib_lock);
 
+	/* Restart the netif queue on each sub_if_data object. */
+	rcu_read_lock();
+	list_for_each_entry_rcu(sdata, &xw->priv->slaves, list)
+		netif_wake_queue(sdata->dev);
+	rcu_read_unlock();
 
 	dev_kfree_skb(xw->skb);
 
@@ -75,6 +82,7 @@  netdev_tx_t mac802154_tx(struct mac802154_priv *priv, struct sk_buff *skb,
 			 u8 page, u8 chan)
 {
 	struct xmit_work *work;
+	struct mac802154_sub_if_data *sdata;
 
 	if (!(priv->phy->channels_supported[page] & (1 << chan))) {
 		WARN_ON(1);
@@ -102,6 +110,12 @@  netdev_tx_t mac802154_tx(struct mac802154_priv *priv, struct sk_buff *skb,
 		return NETDEV_TX_BUSY;
 	}
 
+	/* Stop the netif queue on each sub_if_data object. */
+	rcu_read_lock();
+	list_for_each_entry_rcu(sdata, &priv->slaves, list)
+		netif_stop_queue(sdata->dev);
+	rcu_read_unlock();
+
 	INIT_WORK(&work->work, mac802154_xmit_worker);
 	work->skb = skb;
 	work->priv = priv;