[Olsr-users] Mobile robotics

Nguyen Lan (spam-protected)
Thu Oct 2 11:15:51 CEST 2008

I also have a related question. Is there any experiment about 
performance (comparing to other protocols like AODV ... ) of OLSR on a 
network which consists of mobile nodes.


Henning Rogge wrote:
> Am Donnerstag 02 Oktober 2008 09:53:00 schrieb Nelson Gon��alves:
>> Hi,
>>  I am working with mobile robots and need a way to route messages
>> among computers at mobile robots (using wlan) and also computers using
>> ethernet connections.
>>  My idea is to setup olsrd at each computer (mobile and fixed) and
>> write a plugin to filter my message types. While reading the docs, it
>> was not clear to me if olsrd can use ethernet connections. Also I need
>> to be able to identify each olsrd with a unique name or key.
>>   Thus, my question is: can I use olsrd for routing messages among
>> fixed and wireless computers ?
> Yes you could do this... but it might be easier to use olsrd as the wireless 
> backbone (with HNA entries to connect to the ethernet) and use simple unicast 
> UDP packages for your messages.
> If you need network wide flooding/broadcast of messages, the BMF-Plugin might 
> be a sollution (if you put OLSRd even on your ethernet connected computers).
> It depends on the messages (who generates them, who needs to receive them).
> Henning
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