[Olsr-users] Hop Count of data packets

Bhat, Ishwara (spam-protected)
Fri Apr 3 15:58:53 CEST 2009

Thanks a lot. I think this also will help me. 

May be, when I do not have data packets I could do trace route to find the hops and when I have data packets I could check TTL.


-----Original Message-----
From: (spam-protected) [mailto:(spam-protected)] On Behalf Of Henning Rogge
Sent: Friday, April 03, 2009 6:36 PM
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Subject: Re: [Olsr-users] Hop Count of data packets

Am Friday 03 April 2009 13:46:21 schrieb Bhat, Ishwara:
> 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?
The IP header contains a TTL field, which is a hopcount starting with 64 or 
128 (most times).

try tcpdump... ;)


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