[Olsr-users] help: question about measurement in olsrd application

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Fri Feb 5 09:15:24 CET 2010

On Thu February 4 2010 15:17:47 John Witterberg wrote:
> Dear all
> > I have just started using olsrd in my testbed. Currently, I want to
> > measure the control traffic of olsrd to evaluate the performance of olsr.
> > Therefore, I would like to capture all the control messages (eg,
> > Hello,TC,HNA) which sent from every node in my testbed. I have try to use
> > tcpdump,but unfortunately my machines do not have much memory to store
> > all the messages that I want. For this reason, I will  forward all the
> > messages from all nodes to server which connected to olsr node by
> > Ethernet cable. My question is in olsrd, does it has some functions or
> > plugins that can support my requirement. Thank you very much in advance.
> >
> >
> > Best regards
You could do measurements for the OLSR traffic inside a plugin. The "debuginfo" 
plugin in the development tree does something like this, maybe you should have 
a look at it.

Of course OLSR does not know about the amount of user traffic.

Henning Rogge

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