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Date:   Wed, 17 Apr 2019 10:13:43 +0800
From:   Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
To:     Johannes Berg <johannes@...solutions.net>
Cc:     Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke@...hat.com>,
        Arend Van Spriel <arend.vanspriel@...adcom.com>,
        Felix Fietkau <nbd@....name>, linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org,
        Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5/5] mac80211: set NETIF_F_LLTX when using intermediate
 tx queues

On Tue, Apr 16, 2019 at 09:13:16PM +0200, Johannes Berg wrote:
>
> I'm not sure how they'd even realize this, other than packets getting
> dropped? Which of course we do here as well, we didn't invent something
> that let's us expand memory arbitrarily ;-)

They rely on the queueing mechanism providing feedback via an
error return value when the queue becomes full.  From my cursory
look at net/mac80211 you seem to be always returning success in
ieee80211_subif_start_xmit.

Cheers,
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