[Olsr-dev] MeshTether test release - olsrd for Android

Sven-Ola Tuecke (spam-protected)
Fri Aug 24 14:15:04 CEST 2012


does work partly on Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 (P6800) stock ROM. Need to switch 
off wpa_supplicant though. Main oops: aquires additional IP via DHCP and 
starts meshing on that (instead using the fixed IP entered in UI).

// Sven-Ola

Am Mittwoch, 22. August 2012, 22:57:04 schrieb Hans-Christoph Steiner:
> Commotion MeshTether is an Android app that aims to make it possible to
> connect to OLSR meshes with a single click of a button.  It comes
> configured for the Commotion mesh by default, but can be entirely
> configured, and can have multiple mesh "profiles" to choose from.
> There are two information tabs: Links and Info.  Links shows all of the
> first-hop links and Info shows the entire wifi config and olsrd.conf
> settings.  Additionally, you can share/email debug information from the
> app's menu.
> Its working pretty well on the Nexus One I'm using for testing.  I've
> also tried the HTC Wildfire, Motorola Droid, and HTC myTouch 3G.
> The mesh profiles are implemented like this:
> - (default) uses the wifi/ip settings from the preferences and the
>   olsrd.conf that is included in the app
> - the rest are scanned from the file system in two places:
>     * in the app's app_bin/ folder
>     * /mnt/sdcard/MeshTether (i.e. the MeshTether folder on the SD card)
> - the scanner looks in those folders for *.properties files and takes
>   the filename as the profile name (i.e. myprofile.properties will be
>   linked to the "myprofile" item in the profiles menu)
> - if there is also a myprofile.conf next to the myprofile.properties
>   then it will use that as the olsrd.conf. otherwise, it'll use the
>   included olsrd.conf
> - the properties options are:
>     ssid=commotionwireless.net
>     bssid=02:CA:FF:EE:BA:BE
>     channel=5
>     ip=
>     ipgenerate=true
>     netmask=
>     dns=
> - all are required, except 'ipgenerate', which marks the 'ip' as the
>   root for the IP generation algorithm.  If 'ipgenerate' is unset or
>   not 'true', then the 'ip' is used as is.
> Here's a test apk:
> https://guardianproject.info/builds/CommotionMeshTether/2012-08-22/
> md5: 176008560f00d8cef65f0e3e781884e1
> sha1: b9151fb635185880007411fd49e8ab5b254ad750
> Give it a whirl and let us know how it works for you!
> .hc

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