[Olsr-users] Why BMF is forwarding the multicast packets as unicast?

JAVIER ARAGON DEL CAZ (spam-protected)
Wed Oct 24 09:04:19 CEST 2007


I have a similar problem, i have post it just before you!

My problem is that i make a ping how is said at the readme file, but it
doesn't work.

my quetion is ┬┐Does Multicast work in an Ad-hoc network with olsr?

----- Mensaje original -----
De: (spam-protected)
Fecha: Martes, Octubre 23, 2007 7:05 pm
Asunto: [Olsr-users] Why BMF is forwarding the multicast packets as	unicast?
Para: olsr-users <(spam-protected)>

> Greetings,
> 
> The scenario consists of two nodes working in ad-hoc mode with each 
> 
> node running olsr v-0.5.3 and BMf plugin 1.5.1. In my case, If Node 
> A  
> generates the multicast traffic with MGEN then instead of receiving 
> 
> the multicast packtes the Node B receives the unicast packtes and 
> it  
> ackknowledges the individual packtes as well. I am using 235.1.1.12 
> as  
> the multicast address.
> 
> This behavior has been observed by capturing the packets on Node B  
> using WireShark and even by sniffing the 802.11 traffic and each  
> packet has its src.addr [Node A] and dest.adr [Node B] --> not  
> 235.1.1.12.
> 
> Ok, the same is true if the ad hoc network consist of three nodes 
> with  
> olsr-bmf running.
> 
> I have the following lines for the OLSR-BMF,
> 
>   LoadPlugin "olsrd_bmf.so.1.5"
>   {
>       PlParam "BmfInterface" "bmf0"
> 	PlParam "CapturePacketsOnOOlsrInterfaces" "yes"
>   }
> 
> Curious to know the reason.
> 
> Best wishes,
> Aamir
> 
> 
> 
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