[OLSR-users] Help with OLSR Mesh

Joe Bush (spam-protected)
Fri Jun 9 17:10:16 CEST 2006

You could use MAC filtering in order to allow communication only with
certain nodes.


On 6/9/06, Ong Chin Kiat <(spam-protected)> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm currently attempting to set up an OLSR-based mesh network using 4 Linux
> boxes. The OLSRd daemon is running fine, and the topology table as well as
> the routing table looks ok. However, due to the fact that the 4 nodes are
> next to each other (in a lab environment), the transfer of data is through
> direct connection, which actually negates the effects of OLSR on the
> performance of the mesh.
> Hence, I would like to know if it is possible to force the data to go
> through another node before reaching the destination. If so, how can I do
> it? I have tried to add one more wireless interface on the destination, such
> that ath0 has address with route metric 30 and ath1 has address
> with route metric 10. But then the problem here is that if I send
> data out to one IP address, then I am totally bypassing the route metric
> system.
> Suggestions?
> Thanks,
> Ong Chin Kiat
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