[Olsr-users] Documentation / Use-case on SrcIpRoutes setting, IP addressing in OLSRd MANET network
Thu Jun 23 19:18:42 CEST 2011
On Thursday 23 June 2011 18:57:59 Aaron Daubman wrote:
> I know olsrd will also create a loopback with the main ip address set
> if SrcIpRoutes is enabled... this didn't really help me put together a
> scenario where this would be useful, though...
Normaly OLSRd takes the IP of the first interface as the main IP. Now imagine
what happens on a "source route" OLSRd if this interface would go down.
Even with other interfaces up, your node would not accept the incoming traffic
The localhost setting is there to prevent this.
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