[Olsr-dev] olsrd on batteries WAS: changing 'linux' macro to __linux__ or __gnu_linux__

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Sat Feb 4 10:58:04 CET 2012

Its all about the number of packets transmitted, so I assume this
number should be possible with OLSRd too.

Henning Rogge

On Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 01:26, Jeremy Lakeman <(spam-protected)> wrote:
> We have run a cheap Huawei ideos phone, in flight mode (so no GSM
> radio), with the screen off, in adhoc mode running BATMAN, for 11
> hours before the phone turned off to save the rest of its battery.
> On Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 6:43 AM, Hans-Christoph Steiner
> <(spam-protected)> wrote:
>> My skills are more taking existing things like gnupg or olsrd and making
>> them as easy as possible for anyone to use.  I don't know a lot about
>> the guts of olsrd or the details of the IETF standard, so I don't have
>> much to say about that stuff.
>> As for olsrd on battery powered devices, we are aware that's it pretty
>> limited, but I hope to have some time to try to address those issues.
>> We currently don't expect more than a few hours of time on an Android
>> phone.  The core idea is to allow people to get internet when all else
>> fails, or say, your govt' has shut down the internet.
>> .hc
>> On 02/03/2012 01:07 PM, Teco Boot wrote:
>>> Hi hc,
>>> It is good news that commotion took olsrd as candidate mesh protocol.
>>> Maybe you didn't know, but some of us have a goal to push olsrd towards
>>> IETF olsrv2. Henning (and others?) did already much work. But there is
>>> more to do.
>>> Another topic is advancing the link metrics. We have ETX and we know we
>>> can do better. olsrv2 has metrics support, so better go for this first.
>>> I am a bit concerned on running olsr on a battery powered device. What
>>> are your expectations?
>>> Thanks, Teco
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