[Olsr-users] OLSRd Scailability

aaron (spam-protected)
Thu Jul 31 12:45:07 CEST 2008

Derek C wrote:
> Hi Aaron,
>> ad wifi links: One very *serious* issue that you have to be very careful
>> about in my experience is: you have to control the amount of free airspace
>> that is available for wifi packets. Otherwise you get to many collisions in
>> the air. And then your throughput drops dramatically.
> This and multi-hop bandwidth repeating is why I want to try to get a
> multi-card 5Ghz backhaul MESH working with a set of available channels and
> then deliver to the users over a single 2.4Ghz channel - if I can get it
> right of course :)


At funkfeuer.at (the "freifunk" network in Austria) we also employ a
5GHz backbone ring around the city in order to simply transport the
available bandwidth to the mesh users. Works fine! You are probably on
the right track here.
Especially since we have 19 channels in the 5GHz range.


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