[Olsr-dev] IP TTL value

Teco Boot (spam-protected)
Wed Jan 19 15:21:11 CET 2011

Op 19 jan 2011, om 14:56 heeft Henning Rogge het volgende geschreven:
>> The IP TTL value of OLSR packets is 64, a OS default value.
>> Mostly, this is OK. But IMHO it should be set to 1.
>> OK to patch it?
>> Need for a config parameter?
> I don't see a reason for this, it just might make trouble with tunneling OLSR 
> links.
TTL=1 should work on tunnels.
All IGPs I am aware of work on tunnels, or use some kind of multi-hop unicast signaling channel.

> OLSR packets are broadcast/multicast, so they are not forwarded anyways.
Not true if one sets the address with strange value.
Redirected broadcasts could have bad effects (e.g.

Thanks, Teco

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