[Olsr-dev] etx_ffeth use widespread?
Thu Jun 28 17:28:52 CEST 2012
On 06/28/2012 01:41 AM, Teco Boot wrote:
> 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.
Which networks have you used it on? The Commotion Project is using it
as its default too.
>> If you do not do the tagging thing, its the same as etxff.
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