[Olsr-users] HNA announce for the same network

Juliusz Chroboczek (spam-protected)
Fri May 21 08:36:47 CEST 2010

> But is that really useful? Having a HNA on nodes connected to the
> subnet means that you are not running OLSR in the subnet. So then you
> probably have a static route just to one of this nodes connected to
> the subnet (acting as a gateway). So if this nodes fails then having
> another node does not really help.

I believe that having multiple routers on a single subnet is fairly
standard practice in prefix-based (non-mesh) networking.

Yes, it means that strange things will happen when the subnet gets
partitioned (think an Ethernet getting split into two), but that's the
way Internet routing works.


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