[Olsr-dev] algorithm to generate BSSID from SSID and channel
Sat Jun 30 22:31:27 CEST 2012
On Jun 30, 2012, at 3:33 AM, Teco Boot wrote:
> Op 30 jun. 2012 om 08:41 heeft Markus Kittenberger <(spam-protected)> het volgende geschreven:
>> Users create an IBSS, have a unique SSID. A channel is selected, often the default 1. A (unique) BSSID is selected. What is the problem?
>> automatic bssid selection is usually a big problem,..
>> as networks which should be one, will tend to split in to multiple ones.
> So there we have the need to repair the spec.
> I support any mechanism that comes up with deterministic pseudo- random. Should be in the wireless stack, not in config scripts.
> Also, the 802.11 spec should have a mode for better support l3 manet.
> We could send a letter to IEEE, with problems and suggestions for improvements.
Sounds good to me, so let's nail down the BSSID generation algorithm and propose it to the IEEE.
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