[OLSR-users] OLSR-0.4.5 and Bridging WDS Interfaces

Andreas T√łnnesen (spam-protected)
Mon Jul 5 10:44:37 CEST 2004


Hi,

I don't know if I fully understand your setup. You
are adding mobility by adding and removing links
using a script? Or are these links just set up
initially using this script?
If the links are static OLSR should definelty provide
stable routes. In that case, try 0.4.4 and see if it
works better. If it does there probably is a bug in 0.4.5

Please report back.

regards,
Andreas

(spam-protected) wrote:
> Hi
>  
> I am new to using Unik-OLSR and have recently tried release 0.4.5.
> I installed it on 5 wireless router nodes which use HostAP in infrastructure
> mode. Since HostAP is running in infrastructure mode, WDS links are
> formed dynamically which are added to or deleted from a bridge interface
> br0 by a background shell script. I tried to to run OLSR on the br0 interfaces
> using IP addresses in  1.x.y.z/8 
>  
> I observed the routing table at a wireless router via
> watch netstat -rn
>  
> All nodes seem to find each other but I did not see routing reach a stable state.
> Routes to Nodes appeared in the routing table for a few seconds, then disappeared
> and re-appeared some seconds later. It gave me the impression that routing never
> converged to a steady state ?? Should I expect OLSR to converge to a steady state
> routing table  for the network ? All 5 wireless routers were stationary, located within the same room and within radio range of each other.
>  
> Best Regards
>  
> Graeme Brown
>  
> 
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