sched: energy saving: Avoid Tx dummy blocks on empty PDCH TS

Related: SYS#4919
Related: OS#4772
Change-Id: I8d66dd5e838748611e7b77b504fc86295f02c019
changes/42/25242/2
Pau Espin 1 year ago
parent c4fe1f97b4
commit a89a23881f
  1. 28
      src/gprs_rlcmac_sched.cpp

@ -485,12 +485,28 @@ int gprs_rlcmac_rcv_rts_block(struct gprs_rlcmac_bts *bts,
gsmtap_cat = tx_is_egprs ? PCU_GSMTAP_C_DL_DATA_EGPRS :
PCU_GSMTAP_C_DL_DATA_GPRS;
}
/* Prio 3: send dummy contol message */
else if ((msg = sched_dummy())) {
/* increase counter */
gsmtap_cat = PCU_GSMTAP_C_DL_DUMMY;
} else {
return -ENOMEM;
/* Prio 3: send dummy control message if need to poll or USF */
else {
/* If there's no TBF attached to this PDCH, we can early skip
* since there's nothing to transmit nor to poll/USF. This way
* we help BTS energy saving (on TRX!=C0) by sending nothing
* instead of a dummy block. The early return is done here and
* not at the start of the function because the condition below
* (num_tbfs==0) may not be enough, because temporary dummy TBFs
* created to send Imm Ass Rej (see handle_tbf_reject()) don't
* have a TFI assigned and hence are not attached to the PDCH
* TS, so they don't show up in the count below.
*/
const unsigned num_tbfs = pdch->num_tbfs(GPRS_RLCMAC_DL_TBF)
+ pdch->num_tbfs(GPRS_RLCMAC_UL_TBF);
if (trx != 0 && num_tbfs == 0)
return 0;
if ((msg = sched_dummy())) {
/* increase counter */
gsmtap_cat = PCU_GSMTAP_C_DL_DUMMY;
} else {
return -ENOMEM;
}
}
if (tx_is_egprs && pdch->has_gprs_only_tbf_attached()) {

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