[Olsr-users] Meraki's distance display - very nice

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Sun Sep 28 23:10:02 CEST 2008

On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 19:05, Derek C <(spam-protected)> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've been getting along fine developing with OLSRd (after some getting
> used to it in the beginning).
> I have a few networks with Meraki equipment (100 nodes maybe).  Meraki
> have gone through a few upgrades on their management "dashboard" website
> and added features along the way.
> It's one feature that is very nice - its able to slow the distance (in
> metres) between a node and a neighbour.
> Do you think they do this with dynamic ACK in their atheros driver?  or is
> there some other way they could get the distance reading?
It's not possible without both nodes sending their GPS position. You
could visualize the signal strength or signal noise ratio, but both
are no good measurement for distance.


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