[olsr-dev] bug in mdi code
Wed Oct 25 23:56:37 CEST 2006
Daniel Poelzleithner wrote:
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> Andreas Tønnesen wrote:
>> Are you saying the old entry is never deleted?
> Yes. It is refreshed constantly, because the new node sends the new mid,
> but the node routes to the old target, creating a black hole route. I'm
> not sure, but maybe this only occurs on the neighbor nodes connected via
> lan (at least i noticed only there).
> kindly regards
I experienced the same problem here. I have tried to debug it and it
seems that wrong MID entries are kept forever in the MID set. So, it
might even creates unrelated problem a lot of times later! (Those
entries are never removed since another node has one of the IP in the
I think the main problem is the main IP address of the node used as a
node identifier. If the main IP address is "lost" (changed), the node
identifier has to be changed. I was wondering if some other identifier
could be use instead (like it's done in other routing protocol). This
question is probably out of topic.
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