[Olsr-dev] [PATCH v1 0/9] Also consider link state

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Thu Feb 11 12:49:50 CET 2016

On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 12:45 PM, Ferry Huberts <(spam-protected)> wrote:
> My use-case is that when a cable is unplugged, olsrd doesn't see this.
> This hurts my sgw because when the relevant interface is chosen as an egress
> interface, no new egress interface is chosen until the relevant HELLOs etc
> time-out.
> By adding this, olsrd immediately sees the interface going down and sgw can
> immediately choose a new egress interface.
> It makes it all more responsive.

So it seems we need a config option to activate this... and we need to
keep it "default off" otherwise we are in a world of mess with the
embedded routers.

Which was most likely the reason why I removed the IFF_RUNNING
detection years ago.



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