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[2/2] mt76: mt7915: add implicit Tx beamforming support

Message ID 8663392490d6b0552aaf0b5b7a8eb36ff38c8bba.1610539467.git.ryder.lee@mediatek.com (mailing list archive)
State New
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Series [1/2] mt76: mt7915: simplify peer's TxBF capability check | expand

Commit Message

Ryder Lee Jan. 13, 2021, 12:09 p.m. UTC
Add ht/vht implicit Tx beamforming support and enable it via debugfs.

Tested-by: Shayne Chen <shayne.chen@mediatek.com>
Signed-off-by: Ryder Lee <ryder.lee@mediatek.com>
---
 .../wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/debugfs.c   |  28 +++++
 .../net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/init.c  |   8 +-
 .../net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/mcu.c   | 104 ++++++++++--------
 .../wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/mt7915.h    |   1 +
 4 files changed, 89 insertions(+), 52 deletions(-)

Comments

Lorenzo Bianconi Jan. 13, 2021, 1:10 p.m. UTC | #1
> Add ht/vht implicit Tx beamforming support and enable it via debugfs.
> 
> Tested-by: Shayne Chen <shayne.chen@mediatek.com>
> Signed-off-by: Ryder Lee <ryder.lee@mediatek.com>
> ---
>  .../wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/debugfs.c   |  28 +++++
>  .../net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/init.c  |   8 +-
>  .../net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/mcu.c   | 104 ++++++++++--------
>  .../wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/mt7915.h    |   1 +
>  4 files changed, 89 insertions(+), 52 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/debugfs.c b/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/debugfs.c
> index 7d810fbf2862..340d489993bb 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/debugfs.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/debugfs.c
> @@ -6,6 +6,32 @@
>  
>  /** global debugfs **/
>  
> +static int
> +mt7915_implicit_txbf_set(void *data, u64 val)
> +{
> +	struct mt7915_dev *dev = data;
> +
> +	if (test_bit(MT76_STATE_RUNNING, &dev->mphy.state))
> +		return 0;

Maybe return -EBUSY here?

> +
> +	dev->ibf = !!val;
> +
> +	return mt7915_mcu_set_txbf_type(dev);
> +}
> +
> +static int
> +mt7915_implicit_txbf_get(void *data, u64 *val)
> +{
> +	struct mt7915_dev *dev = data;
> +
> +	*val = dev->ibf;
> +
> +	return 0;
> +}
> +
> +DEFINE_DEBUGFS_ATTRIBUTE(fops_implicit_txbf, mt7915_implicit_txbf_get,
> +			 mt7915_implicit_txbf_set, "%lld\n");
> +
>  /* test knob of system layer 1/2 error recovery */
>  static int mt7915_ser_trigger_set(void *data, u64 val)
>  {
> @@ -355,6 +381,8 @@ int mt7915_init_debugfs(struct mt7915_dev *dev)
>  				    mt7915_queues_acq);
>  	debugfs_create_file("tx_stats", 0400, dir, dev, &fops_tx_stats);
>  	debugfs_create_file("fw_debug", 0600, dir, dev, &fops_fw_debug);
> +	debugfs_create_file("implicit_txbf", 0600, dir, dev,
> +			    &fops_implicit_txbf);
>  	debugfs_create_u32("dfs_hw_pattern", 0400, dir, &dev->hw_pattern);
>  	/* test knobs */
>  	debugfs_create_file("radar_trigger", 0200, dir, dev,
> diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/init.c b/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/init.c
> index 255ccd7e3d27..cb501c5dc1cc 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/init.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/init.c
> @@ -169,18 +169,12 @@ static int mt7915_txbf_init(struct mt7915_dev *dev)
>  {
>  	int ret;
>  
> -	/*
> -	 * TODO: DBDC & check whether iBF phase calibration data has
> -	 * been stored in eeprom offset 0x651~0x7b8, then write down
> -	 * 0x1111 into 0x651 and 0x651 to trigger iBF.
> -	 */
> -
>  	/* trigger sounding packets */
>  	ret = mt7915_mcu_set_txbf_sounding(dev);
>  	if (ret)
>  		return ret;
>  
> -	/* enable iBF & eBF */
> +	/* enable eBF */
>  	return mt7915_mcu_set_txbf_type(dev);
>  }
>  
> diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/mcu.c b/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/mcu.c
> index f38bc421ea8e..2ac780bc2696 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/mcu.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/mcu.c
> @@ -1736,13 +1736,14 @@ mt7915_mcu_sta_sounding_rate(struct sta_rec_bf *bf)
>  }
>  
>  static void
> -mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_ht(struct ieee80211_sta *sta, struct sta_rec_bf *bf)
> +mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_ht(struct ieee80211_sta *sta, struct mt7915_phy *phy,
> +		       struct sta_rec_bf *bf)
>  {
>  	struct ieee80211_mcs_info *mcs = &sta->ht_cap.mcs;
>  	u8 n = 0;
>  
>  	bf->tx_mode = MT_PHY_TYPE_HT;
> -	bf->bf_cap |= MT_IBF;
> +	bf->bf_cap = MT_IBF;
>  
>  	if (mcs->tx_params & IEEE80211_HT_MCS_TX_RX_DIFF &&
>  	    (mcs->tx_params & IEEE80211_HT_MCS_TX_DEFINED))
> @@ -1755,8 +1756,9 @@ mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_ht(struct ieee80211_sta *sta, struct sta_rec_bf *bf)
>  	else if (mcs->rx_mask[1])
>  		n = 1;
>  
> +	bf->nr = hweight8(phy->chainmask) - 1;
>  	bf->nc = min_t(u8, bf->nr, n);
> -	bf->ibf_ncol = bf->nc;
> +	bf->ibf_ncol = n;
>  
>  	if (sta->bandwidth <= IEEE80211_STA_RX_BW_40 && !bf->nc)
>  		bf->ibf_timeout = 0x48;
> @@ -1764,34 +1766,46 @@ mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_ht(struct ieee80211_sta *sta, struct sta_rec_bf *bf)
>  
>  static void
>  mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_vht(struct ieee80211_sta *sta, struct mt7915_phy *phy,
> -			struct sta_rec_bf *bf)
> +			struct sta_rec_bf *bf, bool explicit)
>  {
>  	struct ieee80211_sta_vht_cap *pc = &sta->vht_cap;
>  	struct ieee80211_sta_vht_cap *vc = &phy->mt76->sband_5g.sband.vht_cap;
> -	u8 bfee_nr, bfer_nr, n, tx_ant = hweight8(phy->chainmask) - 1;
> -	u16 mcs_map;
> +	u16 mcs_map = le16_to_cpu(pc->vht_mcs.rx_mcs_map);
> +	u8 nss_mcs = mt7915_mcu_get_sta_nss(mcs_map);
> +	u8 tx_ant = hweight8(phy->chainmask) - 1;
>  
>  	bf->tx_mode = MT_PHY_TYPE_VHT;
> -	bf->bf_cap |= MT_EBF;
>  
> -	mt7915_mcu_sta_sounding_rate(bf);
> +	if (explicit) {
> +		u8 n, bfee_nr, bfer_nr;
>  
> -	bfee_nr = FIELD_GET(IEEE80211_VHT_CAP_BEAMFORMEE_STS_MASK,
> -			    pc->cap);
> -	bfer_nr = FIELD_GET(IEEE80211_VHT_CAP_SOUNDING_DIMENSIONS_MASK,
> -			    vc->cap);
> -	mcs_map = le16_to_cpu(pc->vht_mcs.rx_mcs_map);
> +		bf->bf_cap = MT_EBF;
>  
> -	n = min_t(u8, bfer_nr, bfee_nr);
> -	bf->nr = min_t(u8, n, tx_ant);
> -	n = mt7915_mcu_get_sta_nss(mcs_map);
> +		mt7915_mcu_sta_sounding_rate(bf);
>  
> -	bf->nc = min_t(u8, n, bf->nr);
> -	bf->ibf_ncol = bf->nc;
> +		bfee_nr = FIELD_GET(IEEE80211_VHT_CAP_BEAMFORMEE_STS_MASK,
> +				    pc->cap);
> +		bfer_nr = FIELD_GET(IEEE80211_VHT_CAP_SOUNDING_DIMENSIONS_MASK,
> +				    vc->cap);
> +		n = min_t(u8, bfer_nr, bfee_nr);
> +		bf->nr = min_t(u8, n, tx_ant);
> +		bf->nc = min_t(u8, nss_mcs, bf->nr);
> +		bf->ibf_ncol = bf->nc;
> +
> +		if (sta->bandwidth == IEEE80211_STA_RX_BW_160)
> +			bf->nr = 1;
> +	} else {
> +		bf->bf_cap = MT_IBF;
> +		bf->nr = tx_ant;
> +		bf->nc = min_t(u8, nss_mcs, bf->nr);
> +		bf->ibf_ncol = nss_mcs;
> +
> +		if (sta->bandwidth <= IEEE80211_STA_RX_BW_40 && !bf->nc)
> +			bf->ibf_timeout = 0x48;
>  
> -	/* force nr from 4 to 2 */
> -	if (sta->bandwidth == IEEE80211_STA_RX_BW_160)
> -		bf->nr = 1;
> +		if (sta->bandwidth == IEEE80211_STA_RX_BW_160)
> +			bf->ibf_nrow = 1;
> +	}
>  }
>  
>  static void
> @@ -1800,16 +1814,14 @@ mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_he(struct ieee80211_sta *sta, struct ieee80211_vif *vif,
>  {
>  	struct ieee80211_sta_he_cap *pc = &sta->he_cap;
>  	struct ieee80211_he_cap_elem *pe = &pc->he_cap_elem;
> -	const struct ieee80211_he_cap_elem *ve;
> -	const struct ieee80211_sta_he_cap *vc;
> -	u8 bfee_nr, bfer_nr, nss_mcs;
> -	u16 mcs_map;
> -
> -	vc = mt7915_get_he_phy_cap(phy, vif);
> -	ve = &vc->he_cap_elem;
> +	const struct ieee80211_sta_he_cap *vc = mt7915_get_he_phy_cap(phy, vif);
> +	const struct ieee80211_he_cap_elem *ve = &vc->he_cap_elem;
> +	u16 mcs_map = le16_to_cpu(pc->he_mcs_nss_supp.rx_mcs_80);
> +	u8 nss_mcs = mt7915_mcu_get_sta_nss(mcs_map);
> +	u8 bfee_nr, bfer_nr;
>  
>  	bf->tx_mode = MT_PHY_TYPE_HE_SU;
> -	bf->bf_cap |= MT_EBF;
> +	bf->bf_cap = MT_EBF;
>  
>  	mt7915_mcu_sta_sounding_rate(bf);
>  
> @@ -1821,10 +1833,6 @@ mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_he(struct ieee80211_sta *sta, struct ieee80211_vif *vif,
>  			 ve->phy_cap_info[5]);
>  	bfee_nr = HE_PHY(CAP4_BEAMFORMEE_MAX_STS_UNDER_80MHZ_MASK,
>  			 pe->phy_cap_info[4]);
> -
> -	mcs_map = le16_to_cpu(pc->he_mcs_nss_supp.tx_mcs_80);
> -	nss_mcs = mt7915_mcu_get_sta_nss(mcs_map);
> -
>  	bf->nr = min_t(u8, bfer_nr, bfee_nr);
>  	bf->nc = min_t(u8, nss_mcs, bf->nr);
>  	bf->ibf_ncol = bf->nc;
> @@ -1863,7 +1871,7 @@ mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_he(struct ieee80211_sta *sta, struct ieee80211_vif *vif,
>  static void
>  mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_tlv(struct sk_buff *skb, struct ieee80211_sta *sta,
>  			struct ieee80211_vif *vif, struct mt7915_phy *phy,
> -			bool enable)
> +			bool enable, bool explicit)
>  {
>  	struct sta_rec_bf *bf;
>  	struct tlv *tlv;
> @@ -1885,19 +1893,25 @@ mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_tlv(struct sk_buff *skb, struct ieee80211_sta *sta,
>  		return;
>  	}
>  
> -	bf->bw = sta->bandwidth;
> -	bf->ibf_dbw = sta->bandwidth;
> -	bf->ibf_nrow = tx_ant;
> -	bf->ibf_timeout = 0x18;
> -
> +	/* he: eBF only, in accordance with spec
> +	 * vht: support eBF and iBF
> +	 * ht: iBF only, since mac80211 lacks of eBF support
> +	 */
>  	if (sta->he_cap.has_he)
>  		mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_he(sta, vif, phy, bf);
>  	else if (sta->vht_cap.vht_supported)
> -		mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_vht(sta, phy, bf);
> +		mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_vht(sta, phy, bf, explicit);
>  	else if (sta->ht_cap.ht_supported)
> -		mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_ht(sta, bf);
> +		mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_ht(sta, phy, bf);
> +	else
> +		return;
> +
> +	bf->bw = sta->bandwidth;
> +	bf->ibf_dbw = sta->bandwidth;
> +	bf->ibf_nrow = tx_ant;
> +	bf->ibf_timeout = 0x18;
>  
> -	if (bf->bf_cap & MT_EBF && bf->nr != tx_ant)
> +	if (explicit && bf->nr != tx_ant)
>  		bf->mem_20m = matrix[tx_ant][bf->nc];
>  	else
>  		bf->mem_20m = matrix[bf->nr][bf->nc];
> @@ -2002,14 +2016,14 @@ mt7915_mcu_add_txbf(struct mt7915_dev *dev, struct ieee80211_vif *vif,
>  	/* must keep each tag independent */
>  
>  	/* starec bf */
> -	if (ebf) {
> +	if (ebf || dev->ibf) {
>  		len = sizeof(struct sta_req_hdr) + sizeof(struct sta_rec_bf);
>  
>  		skb = mt7915_mcu_alloc_sta_req(dev, mvif, msta, len);
>  		if (IS_ERR(skb))
>  			return PTR_ERR(skb);
>  
> -		mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_tlv(skb, sta, vif, phy, enable);
> +		mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_tlv(skb, sta, vif, phy, enable, ebf);
>  
>  		r = mt76_mcu_skb_send_msg(&dev->mt76, skb,
>  					  MCU_EXT_CMD_STA_REC_UPDATE, true);
> @@ -3442,7 +3456,7 @@ int mt7915_mcu_set_txbf_type(struct mt7915_dev *dev)
>  	} __packed req = {
>  		.action = MT_BF_TYPE_UPDATE,
>  		.ebf = true,
> -		.ibf = false,
> +		.ibf = dev->ibf,
>  	};
>  
>  	return mt76_mcu_send_msg(&dev->mt76, MCU_EXT_CMD_TXBF_ACTION, &req,
> diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/mt7915.h b/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/mt7915.h
> index df7ac2cf052f..63ad1f8199f2 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/mt7915.h
> +++ b/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/mt7915.h
> @@ -191,6 +191,7 @@ struct mt7915_dev {
>  	bool dbdc_support;
>  	bool flash_mode;
>  	bool fw_debug;
> +	bool ibf;
>  };
>  
>  enum {
> -- 
> 2.18.0
>
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Patch

diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/debugfs.c b/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/debugfs.c
index 7d810fbf2862..340d489993bb 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/debugfs.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/debugfs.c
@@ -6,6 +6,32 @@ 
 
 /** global debugfs **/
 
+static int
+mt7915_implicit_txbf_set(void *data, u64 val)
+{
+	struct mt7915_dev *dev = data;
+
+	if (test_bit(MT76_STATE_RUNNING, &dev->mphy.state))
+		return 0;
+
+	dev->ibf = !!val;
+
+	return mt7915_mcu_set_txbf_type(dev);
+}
+
+static int
+mt7915_implicit_txbf_get(void *data, u64 *val)
+{
+	struct mt7915_dev *dev = data;
+
+	*val = dev->ibf;
+
+	return 0;
+}
+
+DEFINE_DEBUGFS_ATTRIBUTE(fops_implicit_txbf, mt7915_implicit_txbf_get,
+			 mt7915_implicit_txbf_set, "%lld\n");
+
 /* test knob of system layer 1/2 error recovery */
 static int mt7915_ser_trigger_set(void *data, u64 val)
 {
@@ -355,6 +381,8 @@  int mt7915_init_debugfs(struct mt7915_dev *dev)
 				    mt7915_queues_acq);
 	debugfs_create_file("tx_stats", 0400, dir, dev, &fops_tx_stats);
 	debugfs_create_file("fw_debug", 0600, dir, dev, &fops_fw_debug);
+	debugfs_create_file("implicit_txbf", 0600, dir, dev,
+			    &fops_implicit_txbf);
 	debugfs_create_u32("dfs_hw_pattern", 0400, dir, &dev->hw_pattern);
 	/* test knobs */
 	debugfs_create_file("radar_trigger", 0200, dir, dev,
diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/init.c b/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/init.c
index 255ccd7e3d27..cb501c5dc1cc 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/init.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/init.c
@@ -169,18 +169,12 @@  static int mt7915_txbf_init(struct mt7915_dev *dev)
 {
 	int ret;
 
-	/*
-	 * TODO: DBDC & check whether iBF phase calibration data has
-	 * been stored in eeprom offset 0x651~0x7b8, then write down
-	 * 0x1111 into 0x651 and 0x651 to trigger iBF.
-	 */
-
 	/* trigger sounding packets */
 	ret = mt7915_mcu_set_txbf_sounding(dev);
 	if (ret)
 		return ret;
 
-	/* enable iBF & eBF */
+	/* enable eBF */
 	return mt7915_mcu_set_txbf_type(dev);
 }
 
diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/mcu.c b/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/mcu.c
index f38bc421ea8e..2ac780bc2696 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/mcu.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/mcu.c
@@ -1736,13 +1736,14 @@  mt7915_mcu_sta_sounding_rate(struct sta_rec_bf *bf)
 }
 
 static void
-mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_ht(struct ieee80211_sta *sta, struct sta_rec_bf *bf)
+mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_ht(struct ieee80211_sta *sta, struct mt7915_phy *phy,
+		       struct sta_rec_bf *bf)
 {
 	struct ieee80211_mcs_info *mcs = &sta->ht_cap.mcs;
 	u8 n = 0;
 
 	bf->tx_mode = MT_PHY_TYPE_HT;
-	bf->bf_cap |= MT_IBF;
+	bf->bf_cap = MT_IBF;
 
 	if (mcs->tx_params & IEEE80211_HT_MCS_TX_RX_DIFF &&
 	    (mcs->tx_params & IEEE80211_HT_MCS_TX_DEFINED))
@@ -1755,8 +1756,9 @@  mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_ht(struct ieee80211_sta *sta, struct sta_rec_bf *bf)
 	else if (mcs->rx_mask[1])
 		n = 1;
 
+	bf->nr = hweight8(phy->chainmask) - 1;
 	bf->nc = min_t(u8, bf->nr, n);
-	bf->ibf_ncol = bf->nc;
+	bf->ibf_ncol = n;
 
 	if (sta->bandwidth <= IEEE80211_STA_RX_BW_40 && !bf->nc)
 		bf->ibf_timeout = 0x48;
@@ -1764,34 +1766,46 @@  mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_ht(struct ieee80211_sta *sta, struct sta_rec_bf *bf)
 
 static void
 mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_vht(struct ieee80211_sta *sta, struct mt7915_phy *phy,
-			struct sta_rec_bf *bf)
+			struct sta_rec_bf *bf, bool explicit)
 {
 	struct ieee80211_sta_vht_cap *pc = &sta->vht_cap;
 	struct ieee80211_sta_vht_cap *vc = &phy->mt76->sband_5g.sband.vht_cap;
-	u8 bfee_nr, bfer_nr, n, tx_ant = hweight8(phy->chainmask) - 1;
-	u16 mcs_map;
+	u16 mcs_map = le16_to_cpu(pc->vht_mcs.rx_mcs_map);
+	u8 nss_mcs = mt7915_mcu_get_sta_nss(mcs_map);
+	u8 tx_ant = hweight8(phy->chainmask) - 1;
 
 	bf->tx_mode = MT_PHY_TYPE_VHT;
-	bf->bf_cap |= MT_EBF;
 
-	mt7915_mcu_sta_sounding_rate(bf);
+	if (explicit) {
+		u8 n, bfee_nr, bfer_nr;
 
-	bfee_nr = FIELD_GET(IEEE80211_VHT_CAP_BEAMFORMEE_STS_MASK,
-			    pc->cap);
-	bfer_nr = FIELD_GET(IEEE80211_VHT_CAP_SOUNDING_DIMENSIONS_MASK,
-			    vc->cap);
-	mcs_map = le16_to_cpu(pc->vht_mcs.rx_mcs_map);
+		bf->bf_cap = MT_EBF;
 
-	n = min_t(u8, bfer_nr, bfee_nr);
-	bf->nr = min_t(u8, n, tx_ant);
-	n = mt7915_mcu_get_sta_nss(mcs_map);
+		mt7915_mcu_sta_sounding_rate(bf);
 
-	bf->nc = min_t(u8, n, bf->nr);
-	bf->ibf_ncol = bf->nc;
+		bfee_nr = FIELD_GET(IEEE80211_VHT_CAP_BEAMFORMEE_STS_MASK,
+				    pc->cap);
+		bfer_nr = FIELD_GET(IEEE80211_VHT_CAP_SOUNDING_DIMENSIONS_MASK,
+				    vc->cap);
+		n = min_t(u8, bfer_nr, bfee_nr);
+		bf->nr = min_t(u8, n, tx_ant);
+		bf->nc = min_t(u8, nss_mcs, bf->nr);
+		bf->ibf_ncol = bf->nc;
+
+		if (sta->bandwidth == IEEE80211_STA_RX_BW_160)
+			bf->nr = 1;
+	} else {
+		bf->bf_cap = MT_IBF;
+		bf->nr = tx_ant;
+		bf->nc = min_t(u8, nss_mcs, bf->nr);
+		bf->ibf_ncol = nss_mcs;
+
+		if (sta->bandwidth <= IEEE80211_STA_RX_BW_40 && !bf->nc)
+			bf->ibf_timeout = 0x48;
 
-	/* force nr from 4 to 2 */
-	if (sta->bandwidth == IEEE80211_STA_RX_BW_160)
-		bf->nr = 1;
+		if (sta->bandwidth == IEEE80211_STA_RX_BW_160)
+			bf->ibf_nrow = 1;
+	}
 }
 
 static void
@@ -1800,16 +1814,14 @@  mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_he(struct ieee80211_sta *sta, struct ieee80211_vif *vif,
 {
 	struct ieee80211_sta_he_cap *pc = &sta->he_cap;
 	struct ieee80211_he_cap_elem *pe = &pc->he_cap_elem;
-	const struct ieee80211_he_cap_elem *ve;
-	const struct ieee80211_sta_he_cap *vc;
-	u8 bfee_nr, bfer_nr, nss_mcs;
-	u16 mcs_map;
-
-	vc = mt7915_get_he_phy_cap(phy, vif);
-	ve = &vc->he_cap_elem;
+	const struct ieee80211_sta_he_cap *vc = mt7915_get_he_phy_cap(phy, vif);
+	const struct ieee80211_he_cap_elem *ve = &vc->he_cap_elem;
+	u16 mcs_map = le16_to_cpu(pc->he_mcs_nss_supp.rx_mcs_80);
+	u8 nss_mcs = mt7915_mcu_get_sta_nss(mcs_map);
+	u8 bfee_nr, bfer_nr;
 
 	bf->tx_mode = MT_PHY_TYPE_HE_SU;
-	bf->bf_cap |= MT_EBF;
+	bf->bf_cap = MT_EBF;
 
 	mt7915_mcu_sta_sounding_rate(bf);
 
@@ -1821,10 +1833,6 @@  mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_he(struct ieee80211_sta *sta, struct ieee80211_vif *vif,
 			 ve->phy_cap_info[5]);
 	bfee_nr = HE_PHY(CAP4_BEAMFORMEE_MAX_STS_UNDER_80MHZ_MASK,
 			 pe->phy_cap_info[4]);
-
-	mcs_map = le16_to_cpu(pc->he_mcs_nss_supp.tx_mcs_80);
-	nss_mcs = mt7915_mcu_get_sta_nss(mcs_map);
-
 	bf->nr = min_t(u8, bfer_nr, bfee_nr);
 	bf->nc = min_t(u8, nss_mcs, bf->nr);
 	bf->ibf_ncol = bf->nc;
@@ -1863,7 +1871,7 @@  mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_he(struct ieee80211_sta *sta, struct ieee80211_vif *vif,
 static void
 mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_tlv(struct sk_buff *skb, struct ieee80211_sta *sta,
 			struct ieee80211_vif *vif, struct mt7915_phy *phy,
-			bool enable)
+			bool enable, bool explicit)
 {
 	struct sta_rec_bf *bf;
 	struct tlv *tlv;
@@ -1885,19 +1893,25 @@  mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_tlv(struct sk_buff *skb, struct ieee80211_sta *sta,
 		return;
 	}
 
-	bf->bw = sta->bandwidth;
-	bf->ibf_dbw = sta->bandwidth;
-	bf->ibf_nrow = tx_ant;
-	bf->ibf_timeout = 0x18;
-
+	/* he: eBF only, in accordance with spec
+	 * vht: support eBF and iBF
+	 * ht: iBF only, since mac80211 lacks of eBF support
+	 */
 	if (sta->he_cap.has_he)
 		mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_he(sta, vif, phy, bf);
 	else if (sta->vht_cap.vht_supported)
-		mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_vht(sta, phy, bf);
+		mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_vht(sta, phy, bf, explicit);
 	else if (sta->ht_cap.ht_supported)
-		mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_ht(sta, bf);
+		mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_ht(sta, phy, bf);
+	else
+		return;
+
+	bf->bw = sta->bandwidth;
+	bf->ibf_dbw = sta->bandwidth;
+	bf->ibf_nrow = tx_ant;
+	bf->ibf_timeout = 0x18;
 
-	if (bf->bf_cap & MT_EBF && bf->nr != tx_ant)
+	if (explicit && bf->nr != tx_ant)
 		bf->mem_20m = matrix[tx_ant][bf->nc];
 	else
 		bf->mem_20m = matrix[bf->nr][bf->nc];
@@ -2002,14 +2016,14 @@  mt7915_mcu_add_txbf(struct mt7915_dev *dev, struct ieee80211_vif *vif,
 	/* must keep each tag independent */
 
 	/* starec bf */
-	if (ebf) {
+	if (ebf || dev->ibf) {
 		len = sizeof(struct sta_req_hdr) + sizeof(struct sta_rec_bf);
 
 		skb = mt7915_mcu_alloc_sta_req(dev, mvif, msta, len);
 		if (IS_ERR(skb))
 			return PTR_ERR(skb);
 
-		mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_tlv(skb, sta, vif, phy, enable);
+		mt7915_mcu_sta_bfer_tlv(skb, sta, vif, phy, enable, ebf);
 
 		r = mt76_mcu_skb_send_msg(&dev->mt76, skb,
 					  MCU_EXT_CMD_STA_REC_UPDATE, true);
@@ -3442,7 +3456,7 @@  int mt7915_mcu_set_txbf_type(struct mt7915_dev *dev)
 	} __packed req = {
 		.action = MT_BF_TYPE_UPDATE,
 		.ebf = true,
-		.ibf = false,
+		.ibf = dev->ibf,
 	};
 
 	return mt76_mcu_send_msg(&dev->mt76, MCU_EXT_CMD_TXBF_ACTION, &req,
diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/mt7915.h b/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/mt7915.h
index df7ac2cf052f..63ad1f8199f2 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/mt7915.h
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/mt7915/mt7915.h
@@ -191,6 +191,7 @@  struct mt7915_dev {
 	bool dbdc_support;
 	bool flash_mode;
 	bool fw_debug;
+	bool ibf;
 };
 
 enum {