[Olsr-dev] [RFC] Weighted HNA plugin

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Wed Jul 4 21:02:04 CEST 2012

The typical thing would be an address collision. Either with another
"special HNA address" or a main address.

Henning Rogge

On Wed, Jul 4, 2012 at 2:27 PM, Clauz <(spam-protected)> wrote:
> 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?
> Clauz
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