[OLSR-users] forcing olsr routing via LAN

Andrew Hodel (spam-protected)
Tue May 2 06:34:05 CEST 2006

I would weight the ethernet interface heavily to force all traffic
through.  Just because 10/10 multicast packets got through does not
mean that the wireless link should be used when ethernet is available.


On 5/1/06, Kosta Welke <(spam-protected)> wrote:
> Henning Wangerin wrote:
> > How would that be configured so packets from 7.1 to 3.1 goes
> > WLAN->ethernet->WLAN ?
> Well olsrd uses the hopcount metric by default, which is blind to link
> quality. Assuming the ethernet will give a better link than WLAN, you
> can use the link quality metric. This way, olsrd is more likely to use
> the ethernet links.
> If I am not mistaken, the freifunk software uses the link quality metric
> by default. (in case you use it)
> > 1) The wrt can be setup to bridge wlan and lan, but wouldn't that send
> > data sent from 6.1 to 4.1 to the wireless too?
> I think you dont want bridging. Simply tell olsrd to use the ethernet
> interface, too.
> > 2) The wrt can be setup to use 4.2 5.2 and 6.2 on the LANs, but how
> > would olsrd wnow to send data for form 4.1 to 5.1 via LAN?
> Using the link quality metric, it will use the link that seems to be the
> most reliable. This usually is the ethernet.
> (I couldnt find either 4.2, 5.2 or 6.2 on your map, I assume these are
> the ip addresses of your ethernet interfaces?)
> I hope I make any sense, I'm too tired to really think but was unable to
> refrain myself from posting.
> HTH,
> Kosta
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