AT Matik wrote:
> On Friday 28 April 2006 17:48, Ross Finlayson wrote:
>> I've been seeing quite a few of these (on FreeBSD 6.0-STABLE, as of a
>> couple of weeks ago). This is with a Compex WLM54AG miniPCI card.
>> Is this a known issue, and is a fix in the works?
> in my case it stopped when I compiled ath_rate_onoe instead of rate_sample as
> well as I got much higher throughput and response times
If changing the tx rate control algorithm really fixes it then that says
sample may be handing back bogus rate codes. Since I can't make this
happen someone else needs to dig.
As to better performance, onoe is not especially good and I do not
recommend it. However sample is too aggressive on up-shifting the tx
rate and tends to vary the rate too quickly so can degrade performance
when signal deteriorates. I have done extensive testing of all the rate
control algorithms as well as a proprietary one and chose sample as the
default. However none are anywhere near as effective as the proprietary