[Olsr-dev] etx_ffeth use widespread?

Teco Boot (spam-protected)
Thu Jun 28 07:41:41 CEST 2012

Op 28 jun. 2012, om 07:30 heeft Henning Rogge het volgende geschreven:

> On 06/27/2012 10:40 PM, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> I'm trying to figure out what the default link quality algorithm for the
>> Debian package should be.  For Commotion, etx_ffeth is the default LQ
>> algorithm.  It seems that Freifunk uses etx_ff.
>> If we consider that the default olsrd config should be enough to get a
>> basic user attached to various public meshes, which is the best default
>> LQ algo to use?
> The etxff_eth metric is not widespread, because its incompatible with the etxff and etx metric. There is no upgrade path for a network to it except for "switch on day X".
> We included it because people wanted to experiment with the idea, to see if it makes life easier in certain situations. But I doubt it will become the default metric anywhere, especially because you have to tag interfaces as "ethernet" to be able to use the metric.
I use it as default. I recommend it for new networks.


> If you do not do the tagging thing, its the same as etxff.
> Henning Rogge
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