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

Hans-Christoph Steiner (spam-protected)
Fri Aug 24 18:10:24 CEST 2012

Strange, where is the DHCP server?  Could you double-check the settings
and see if Static IP is set?  Here's how:

- go to Settings -> Wireless Networks -> Wifi Settings
- click the Menu button
- choose Advanced
- scroll down to IP Settings.


On 08/24/2012 08:15 AM, Sven-Ola Tuecke wrote:
> Hey,
> 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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