[Olsr-users] 3 PCs setup for OLSR
Thu Oct 22 08:29:41 CEST 2009
From: Markus Kittenberger [mailto:(spam-protected)] On
Behalf Of Markus Kittenberger
Sent: Thursday, September 17, 2009 5:29 PM
To: Vijai Kumar (WT01 - Joint CEO Office)
Subject: Re: [Olsr-users] 3 PCs setup for OLSR
Am 17.09.2009, 07:41 Uhr, schrieb <(spam-protected)>:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Markus Kittenberger [mailto:(spam-protected)] On
> Behalf Of Markus Kittenberger
>> Sent: Thursday, September 17, 2009 4:14 AM
>> To: Vijai Kumar (WT01 - Joint CEO Office)
>> Subject: Re: [Olsr-users] 3 PCs setup for OLSR
>>>> 2. Although when I doing the same as above experiment with ping
>>>> application instead of the audio/video stream then ping comes down
>>>> within 5-10 seconds after olsrd is stopped and start again after
>>>> starts within 5-6 seconds. So ping is fine within 10 seconds limit
>>>> recovery time.
>>> so i think you have a problem with your video streaming, not with
>>> as i have no expierience on this, i can help u any further on this
>>> you may try http traffic if it works similar fast as ping (try
>> small testpages, and maybe also downloading a large file,
>> I will try using http with VLC streaming. Although I used ftp of a
>> larg file that was fast enough but I cannot test any interface down
>> inbetween the download of a file as the connection will break and it
>> will not start again.
>it should not break, if olsrd has an alternate path, and is fast enough
to switch to it but may taking down the interface has some bad effects,
maybe try >to block traffic with iptables instead
>> SO I will try http or something else. I will keep you updated.
>>>> 3. At PC1 If I remove-the-cross-cable/making-interface-down and
>>>> again-plug-crosscable-again/making-interface-up then I olsrd does
>>> >restart again but I need to reset the inerface on both PC1 and PC2.
>>>> sure I am missing something in this case as this problem should not
>>>> there with the olsrd.
>>> use the allownointerface config option, and check if you allow olsr
>>> poll interface changes in the config file
>>> i don`t remember the correct spelling of this options so pls. look
>>> sample olsr config files, or manual
>> There are two options in conf file and I have the follwing settings
>> other than these two option I did not find anything else in conf
>> # Interval to poll network interfaces for configuration
>> # changes. Defaults to 2.5 seconds
>> NicChgsPollInt 3.0
>> # Should olsrd keep on running even if there are
>> # no interfaces available? This is a good idea
>> # for a PCMCIA/USB hotswap environment.
>> # "yes" OR "no"
>> AllowNoInt yes
>ok i meant this too, so the config is ok
>btw. current olsrd don`t work fine if u take the interface down an up
>again wihtin an NicChgsPollInt
>next release will fix this
I tried intrface down and up in release olsrd-0.5.6-r6 also but the olsr
is not coming up in this release also if we remove the inerface and put
Is this problem solved in olsrd-0.5.6-r6 release???
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