[Olsr-users] hand-over node speed - how fast is possible?

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Fri Mar 20 08:06:02 CET 2009

Am Friday 20 March 2009 00:05:57 schrieb Derek C:
> Hi all,
> This is a little off-topic in a way because madwifi's capabilities is
> perhaps the critical point but does anyone have any testing experience
> with how quickly a "roaming" OLSRd node can adapt within a static network
> of adhoc / OLSRd nodes?
> I wonder would it be possible to have a handheld client roam (or even
> drive) in a network and keep the connection up?

"Handover" is an automatic feature of OLSR networks, the speed of the handover 
is dependant on the Hello/TC timing settings. If the network only sends a 
Hello every 5 seconds it needs at least 10 to 20 seconds to recognize a new 


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