[Olsr-dev] Seeking comments: OLSR+ETX v/s DSR+ETX

Hannes Gredler (spam-protected)
Wed Dec 12 23:17:21 CET 2007

Sudheendra Murthy wrote:
> It is clear that OLSR+ETX has additional overhead of sending TC
> messages when compared with DSR+ETX. Does this overhead provide
> significant benefits? I am interested in knowing the pros and cons of
> the OLSR+ETX and DSR+ETX protocols.

the overhead is next to nothing -
additional 4 bytes per neighbor in
the Hello-LQ and TC-LQ messages compared
to the vanilla Hello and vanilla TC messsages.

ans yes it provides significant benefits.


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