[Olsr-dev] SOURCE_IP_ROUTES patch and router-id

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Thu Jan 28 14:54:22 CET 2010

On Thu January 28 2010 14:49:51 Jernej Kos wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-01-28 at 14:38 +0100, Henning Rogge wrote:
> > You could just configure this IP as an additional static loopback
> > interface.
> But doesn't olsrd just ignore loopback interfaces and as such would not
> consider it for primary IP selection ?
OLSRd does not touch the traffic itself, it just sets kernel routes. So you just 
have to make sure that your IP stack does not drop the incoming IP traffic.

> > It might become a config option in the next OLSR revision... if yes OLSR
> > will create a lo:olsr loopback interface with the IP to be sure it has an
> > receiver for incoming traffic (the development OLSR already do this).
> Oh, that will be great :)
At the moment SOURCE_IP_ROUTES is testing code to be able to run multiple OLSR 
instances on the same physical network (divided by different IP ranges).

Henning Rogge

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