[Olsr-users] How to apply LinkQualityMult or Mode for very high speed wireless I/F?

L. Aaron Kaplan (spam-protected)
Mon Apr 4 17:54:58 CEST 2011

On Apr 4, 2011, at 5:48 PM, Benjamin Henrion wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 5:40 PM, ZioPRoTo (Saverio Proto)
> <(spam-protected)> wrote:
>>> Ideally, I would like OLSR to build multi-hop routes between nodes with high
>>> connection speeds, e.g. 150Mbit/s vs 60Mbit/s.  However, the only way I get
>>> get such link info is using the iw command line tool, e.g.
>> we do have the exactly the same problem in Ninux.org Rome Network.
>> we are using AirOS + olsrd, with your same configuration. We have
>> little packet loss, but the difference is on the total bandwidth
>> available to the links.
>> I think the solution is a new metric not based on packet loss. However
>> we don't have yet a ready solution for this.
>> Let's keep in touch on this mailing list, if any of us have good news
>> let's share them.
> A metric based on saturating the interface at regular interval might
> be best way to find the fastest interface :-)

thanks for the "tip"...
do you also regularly scream at everybody just to find out 
how well they can hear? ;-)))

just joking..
but essentially, that is somewhat what you are proposing.
Agreed, it works. But you might not want it.

Seriously: there is an interesting proposal at the IETF:
DLEP - http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-sratliff-dlep-01
(thx Henning for pointing it out to me initially)



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