[Olsr-users] Regarding 3+ radio mesh routing nodes

Benjamin Henrion (spam-protected)
Thu Jun 7 11:57:38 CEST 2007

Aaron Kaplan <(spam-protected)> [070607]:
> On Jun 7, 2007, at 5:32 AM, Benjamin Watson wrote:
> >
> >Is there any way that OLSR could support this?
> >
> >I know that OLSR can operate on more than one interface at a given
> >time.  I'm curious as to what modifications, if any, would be needed
> >for this 3 radio scenario.  Perhaps OLSR could run on both interfaces
> >simultaneously, only each radio is tuned to a different channel and
> >has the same IP address?
> yup! that is the solution :)
> so simple. Thanks for answering the question yourself.
> We have been running it here in Vienna for some years (we connected  
> linksys boxes to each other via cable, but basically its is the  
> same). And it works. We are serving the whole network with a single  
> uplink. Because of
> switching channels (and also using 802.11a)

My experience is that OLSR does reuse the same channel all the time,
even if you put another cable with another route which is faster if you
put the routes by hand.

That's why I am trying to test Batman to see if it chooses the fastest
route in terms of throughput.

Aaron, if it works for you, I am interested to have your detailed


Benjamin Henrion <(spam-protected)>
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