[Olsr-dev] algorithm to generate BSSID from SSID and channel
Sun Jul 1 09:17:05 CEST 2012
Let's start checking status of https://mentor.ieee.org/802.11/dcn/11/11-11-1138-00-00ah-packet-radio-mode-for-802-11ah-a-b-g-n.ppt
Op 30 jun. 2012 om 22:31 heeft Hans-Christoph Steiner <(spam-protected)> het volgende geschreven:
> On Jun 30, 2012, at 3:33 AM, Teco Boot wrote:
>> Op 30 jun. 2012 om 08:41 heeft Markus Kittenberger <(spam-protected)> het volgende geschreven:
>>> Users create an IBSS, have a unique SSID. A channel is selected, often the default 1. A (unique) BSSID is selected. What is the problem?
>>> automatic bssid selection is usually a big problem,..
>>> as networks which should be one, will tend to split in to multiple ones.
>> So there we have the need to repair the spec.
>> I support any mechanism that comes up with deterministic pseudo- random. Should be in the wireless stack, not in config scripts.
>> Also, the 802.11 spec should have a mode for better support l3 manet.
>> We could send a letter to IEEE, with problems and suggestions for improvements.
> Sounds good to me, so let's nail down the BSSID generation algorithm and propose it to the IEEE.
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