[Olsr-dev] does the current Debian olsrd.conf work with a mesh?

Hans-Christoph Steiner (spam-protected)
Fri Jun 29 17:20:53 CEST 2012

On Jun 29, 2012, at 4:27 AM, Manuel Munz wrote:

> On 28.06.2012 21:18, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> BSSID: cc:cc:cc:cc:cc:cc
> This BSSID is not correct if you look at  IEEE 802.11, Section
> and Section 11.1.3. It should be a locally administered mac:
> The value of this field in an IBSS is a locally administered IEEE MAC
> address formed from a 46-bit random
> number generated according to the procedure defined in 11.1.3. The
> individual/group bit of the address is set
> to 0. The universal/local bit of the address is set to 1. This mechanism
> is used to provide a high probability of
> selecting a unique BSSID.[1]
> In most cases it works if you don't follow that standard, but i've heard
> of some cases where this has caused problems.

Ah, ok about about ee:ee:ee:ee:ee:ee then?  

> Also i'd like to join Daniel in asking why channel 7?

Maybe I'm biased by being in NYC, but whenever I do a scan, there are lots of APs on 1, 6, and, 11, quite a few between 1 and 6 and the least between 6 and 11.  But still quite a lot on 11.  So 7 seems to me the emptiest part.  This is for impromptu meshes, not a citywide mesh.

This is a quick scan from right now, of me sitting at my desk:

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