[Olsr-dev] Custom Routing Metrics
Wed Jul 22 09:51:24 CEST 2015
olsrd2 implements its routing metric completely in a plugin.
olsrd (v1) does it "partly"... there are some hidden traps when you
try to change the routing metrics of olsrd.
If you are interested in working on a new routing metric for olsrd2 I
would be happy to help you.
On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 11:40 PM, Shane Melton <(spam-protected)> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I am a student doing research on adaptive routing through mobile mesh
> networks and I decided to use olsr to create the test bed for our
> experiments. I've been looking through olsrd's source over the past couple
> of weeks trying to become more familiar with its functionality.
> What I would like to do is create some additional metrics that will be
> gathered by each node to be used in calculating the best routes for the
> network. What these metrics will be hasn't been decided yet, but they will
> vary at each nodes location so we would like to adapt the route based on the
> values measured. So my primary question: How would I go about adjusting the
> routing information throughout the network based on some external data that
> can come from each node?
> I believe I can write a plugin to accomplish this task, I'm just not sure
> where to begin or if there is better method of going about this. Any help to
> get in going in the right direction would be greatly appreciated.
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