[Olsr-dev] [RFC] Weighted HNA plugin

Clauz (spam-protected)
Wed Jul 4 14:27:13 CEST 2012

On 07/03/2012 03:39 PM, Henning Rogge wrote:
> On 07/03/2012 04:26 PM, Clauz wrote:
>> Hi!
>> I have developed an idea by Saverio of a weighted HNA plug-in. The aim
>> is to have a fixed/set ETX for announced HNA networks, but preserving
>> compatibility with nodes without the plug-in.
>> So we introduced a fake OLSR node announcing the HNA and linked with the
>> wanted ETX metric.
>> This is achieved through "internal packet injection" code.
>> https://github.com/ninuxorg/olsrd/blob/whna_plugin/lib/whna
>> https://github.com/ninuxorg/olsrd/blob/whna_plugin/lib/whna/README_WHNA
> I know they added this into the OLSRv2 draft, because they forgot to add
> it into the packet format in OLSRv1.
> But I don't know if a hack like this is really a good idea, especially
> because we generate some "bogus" rule to the IP address of the faked node.

Do you have any specific "disaster scenario" in mind?


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