[Olsr-users] Malformed HELLO message?

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Thu Feb 25 15:49:22 CET 2010

On Thu February 25 2010 15:44:42 Pavel Boyko wrote:
>   Hi, Henning,
>   thank you for quick response.
> > Most likely a bug in the "rfc compatible" hello generation. I don't think
> > 
> >  this code has been tested for years.
>   I have added a bug at sourceforge tracker.
The sourceforge bugtracker is not used by the project at the moment. We are 
thinking about setting up one on olsr.org.

@Aaron, is the link to the sourceforge bugtracker still on the main page ???

> > If you plan to use a real network, activate the ETX extension.
>   Now I'm trying to predict network behavior using simulation and my
> simulator, unfortunately, doesn't support link quality extension.
If your simulator says "it works", don't believe it. ;)
> > You will not get a working network with this settings, not even in
> > 
> >  simulation (OLSRd does not run well with MPR selection in the 0.5.x
> >  branch).
>   What do you mean by "not even in simulation" and "doesn't run well"? Am I
> understand right that current OLSRd doesn't work without ETX extension?
OLSRd cannot handle MPR selections because of a problem in the dijkstra 
algorithm. You will not get well behaving routes.

Thats why all Freifunk/Funkfeuer networks use "MprCoverage 7" at the moment.

Henning Rogge

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