Is wifi0 (and not wlan0) in charge of the stablishing the queuing disciplines on the interface?

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Wed Jul 26 00:05:11 EDT 2006


On Fri, Jul 21, 2006 at 01:08:34PM +0200, silvia lafuente wrote:

> So the question is, what is the role of the master interface wifi0? What is it in charge of? In the FAQ says, ignore wifi0 and use wlan0, but in 
> this case it didn't work that way for PRIO queuing.

Only the master interface has qdisc queues and you have identified one
of the exceptions where the master interface needs to be used instead of
wlan0.. wlan0 is just a virtual interface that sets it queue length to
zero and queues outgoing packets to the wifi0 queue. Because of this,
most queueing discipline configuration must be done on wifi0.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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