[Olsr-users] Hop Count of data packets

L. Aaron Kaplan (spam-protected)
Fri Apr 3 15:08:27 CEST 2009

Maybe I misunderstood you now but what you can do is simply traceroute  
and count the number of hops your data takes.
What would be wrong with that idea? Did you already consider it?


On Apr 3, 2009, at 1:46 PM, Bhat, Ishwara wrote:

> Hi,
> I need to know how many hops a data has traversed over mesh. I know  
> OLSR control packets have hop count field. But what about data  
> packets routed on mesh?
> I thought I could modify any data packet in the forwarding node (so  
> as to update the hop count). But application level does not have  
> access to packets destined for some other node.
> Should this be done only by iptables and netfilter chains ? Or is  
> there any other way to do this?
> Thanks,
> Ishwar
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