[Olsr-users] Documentation / Use-case on SrcIpRoutes setting, IP addressing in OLSRd MANET network

Henning (spam-protected)
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.

Henning Rogge
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