[Olsr-users] Need to setup the -OLSR-live video- demo with 4-5 Computers

L. Aaron Kaplan (spam-protected)
Thu Aug 6 11:02:12 CEST 2009

On Aug 6, 2009, at 10:50 AM, <(spam-protected)> wrote:

> Thnaks Markus
> Actually I need to make the setup using 5-6 Personal Computers only.  
> I wanted to demonstrate the OLSR using the live video. for example  
> suppose I have 5 nodes (PC) lets say A, B, C, D, E.
> connected in circular fashion A->B->C->D->E->A. I am running the  
> video from A->C through the relays B  (at any point of time). now  
> for test lets say the node B is down (drop the entire traffic here  
> only forcibly). Then immediatly the traffic should be rerouted via E  
> and D (A->E->D->C).
>  If I am not wrong OLSR should take care of this functioning?. and  
> if my assuption is right, How much time will it take to reroute (for  
> how much time the video will be off) through E and d if B is down?

yes, this is the basic functionality of OLSR, to reroute traffic  
quickly if a node is down. "Quickly" depends on timing settings , as  
Markus mentioned.

As said, I believe it makes sense to first take 30 minutes to skim the  
RFC and the site :)


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