[Olsr-dev] SOURCE_IP_ROUTES patch and router-id
Thu Jan 28 15:11:50 CET 2010
On Thu January 28 2010 15:08:46 Jernej Kos wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-01-28 at 15:07 +0100, Henning Rogge wrote:
> > The primary IP of OLSRd (both recent 0.5.6 and development code) is
> > choosen at startup and does NEVER change. Unless we forgot some "change
> > it" code in 0.5.6.
> Oh that's nice, thanks :)
A changing Originator IP is a nightmare for OLSR. It was responsible for lot's
of pain in the Freifunk/Funkfeuer networks. Most times the interface with the
primary IP were down just for a few seconds, so we decided to just keep the
That's of course dangerous with the source_ip patch, but that's why it's not
active at the moment (and why the development tip creates the lo:olsr device).
Diplom-Informatiker Henning Rogge , Fraunhofer-Institut für
Kommunikation, Informationsverarbeitung und Ergonomie FKIE
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