[Olsr-users] Sticky gateway

Juliusz Chroboczek (spam-protected)
Fri Jan 23 01:09:15 CET 2009

> Your example is right in theory, but it's wrong in practice.

I'm not quite sure what to make of this statement.  I've been brought up to
believe that either theory and practice agree, or the theory is wrong.

> Our link quality values on a link are never total stable because of the ETX 
> metric we use. Most times they go up and down by 0.1 or more.

Except on wired networks.  You do use cables and/or tunnels, right?

> But we are talking about both problems (the possibility or routing loops to 
> the HNA 0 gateway AND the instable routing metrics) and I hope we will get 
> better solutions for this problems in the next 12 months (much to do, not 
> enough time to do it ;) ).

I'm looking forward to seeing your solution.

In the meantime, I think it'd be a good idea not to recommend the sticky
gateway feature for general use.


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