[Olsr-users] olsrd overhead
Thu Apr 9 00:25:10 CEST 2009
>> Now, I'd expect one summary entry to take 6 bytes, which means that for
>> a 100 node network, you'd be spending 600 bytes/s of traffic for
>> distributing summaries. Which is definitely reasonable.
> 8 bytes, because we include a message type (to be able to use the same stuff
> for other message types later).
Why not have a single message type followed by a sequence of 6-byte
entries ? You could be even more efficient -- sort the router-ids
lexicographically, and only store the deltas between successive ids, as
I do in Babel. (Think IPv6.)
> Will need additional work to run smooth
No doubt about it. It's a new protocol.
Please keep me informed.
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