[Olsr-dev] [OLSRD energy consumption ]

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Tue Oct 5 14:04:21 CEST 2010

On Tue October 5 2010 13:32:42 Lakatos-Tóth Pál wrote:
> Dear OLSRD Developers,
> I write this letter, because I want to ask for advice in the topic of OLSR
> Energy consumption measurement. We develop a framework, which is simulating
> an ARM platform and can run a virtual linux, where the olsrd is running. We
> can simulate some nodes, which can communicate with each other and we would
> like to measure the energy consumption of OLSRD. We have a plan about
> measuring , but we need to insert special instructions to the source code
>  of the daemon, which signals the entry and exit points of these high-level
> functional blocks, because we would like to analyze deeply what is  really
> happen inside of OLSRD. If it is possible we would like to ask for some
> hints about the interesting parts of the protocol. Since the developers are
> the most familiar with the code it could be interesting to gather some
> useful information where to place these labels. Basically this labeling
> will create a high level infromation mapping with the measured energy
> values, so we can directly read from diagrams what was being done during
> an energy consumption change.
You could use a profiler like valgrind to measure how much CPU time was spend 
in each function of OLSRd.

Henning Rogge
Diplom-Informatiker Henning Rogge , Fraunhofer-Institut für
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