[Olsr-dev] LQ-FPM calc

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Fri May 30 10:09:45 CEST 2008

Am Freitag 30 Mai 2008 08:02:52 schrieb Sven-Ola Tücke:
> Moins,
> ok - checked in that change into http://gredler.at/hg/olsrd. Because this
> also changes the "struct default_lq_fpm", this fixes (as a side effect) the
> alignment probs also.
the hello lq-data still contains a 2-byte word for quickstart counting.

> BTW: While poking through lq_plugin_default_float.c, I've noticed that the
> float variant uses the 2 spare zeroed bytes for every hello/tc-neigh packet
> loss count. To keep up options (e.g. for protocol extensions / addition
> info etc, I object not to use those two spare bytes with a good reason).
I tested the use of the other 2 bytes for transmitting 16 bit lq/nlq values in 
the float extension. But we can disable this for the final release.

I hope we won't need any kind of protocol extensions until we move to olsrv2.


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