[OLSR-users] multicast routing.

Sven-Ola Tuecke (spam-protected)
Sat Apr 15 17:30:39 CEST 2006


interesting stuff on that company homepage. Planning a tactical mesh *with 
radio* eh?

LG Sven-Ola

"John Clark" <(spam-protected)> schrieb im Newsbeitrag 
> While my question is not specific to 'olsrd', I have been trying to set up
> a multcast routing environment. However, it seems there is a vast lack
> in the linux community (or any other for that matter), on routing 
> multicast
> 'clouds'.
> I would like to hear from anyone who has recent experience in setting
> up something like the following:
> one network cloud, Cloud_1, has one or several multicast streams.
> A 'transport cloud', Cloud_2, which may not have any multicast routing 
> capability
> at all.
> And a 'destination cloud', Cloud_3, which may need to have the multicast 
> streams
> available on Cloud_1.
> I've tried setting up 'mrouted' but it does not seem to 'work' for certain 
> types of transport
> links, in particular when I use the 'mrouted' tunneling feature, or I have 
> to do a 'multicast join',
> at various points in the transport cloud, which don't make 'sense', given 
> I want to tunnel
> through this cloud with some form of encapsulation. Then there's the GRE 
> tunnel which
> doesn't seem to work with mrouted, or at least my configuring of it.
> I have downloaded some version of 'pimd', and will test this today. All of 
> these
> implementations seem to be quite old.
> Then there's something called 'XORP'...
> There always is the fall back to write my own tunneling app, which of 
> course I'll do, but
> I would like to use more 'standard' packages out there if available.
> Thanks
> John Clark
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