[OLSR-users] Re: routing if hna ( is < 3 hops and host is > 5 hops

Andrew Hodel (spam-protected)
Wed Jul 13 05:03:33 CEST 2005

Also should note that the implementation should check for a routable
IP, i.e. not RFC1918.


On 7/12/05, Andrew Hodel <(spam-protected)> wrote:
> I have a suggestion that seems would be best in my scenario.
> Consider a network with multiple hna nodes to the internet (
> I want to ping host3 which 6 hops away from me.  I am 2 hops from an
> HNA node and host3 is 1 hop away from another HNA node.  Perhaps we
> could configure nodes to route these packets over the internet (or
> whatever hna to hna is) instead of taking a 6 hop route directly over
> the mesh.
> This would of course be a parameter you configure on the hna nodes.
> It seems this would effectively erase all routes greater then X number
> of hops if other nodes were closer to another HNA node?
> On each HNA node you could have a link cost parameter which is
> relative to the cost of using a 6+ hop path on the mesh, or going
> directly over the internet...
> This would sure help routing table sizes in mesh networks...
> Please comment, improvise :)
> Regards,
> Andrew

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