[Olsr-users] Why BMF is forwarding the multicast packets as unicast?
JAVIER ARAGON DEL CAZ
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
my quetion is ¿Does Multicast work in an Ad-hoc network with olsr?
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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)>
> 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
> generates the multicast traffic with MGEN then instead of receiving
> the multicast packtes the Node B receives the unicast packtes and
> ackknowledges the individual packtes as well. I am using 18.104.22.168
> 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
> Ok, the same is true if the ad hoc network consist of three nodes
> 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,
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