[Olsr-users] OLSR topology and VPN links

Teco Boot (spam-protected)
Thu Jun 23 16:51:09 CEST 2011

Op 23 jun 2011, om 09:46 heeft Henning het volgende geschreven:

> On Thursday 23 June 2011 09:38:55 Mitar wrote:
>> Hi!
>> On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 9:00 AM, Markus Kittenberger
>> <(spam-protected)> wrote:
>>> yes (the uniqe interface ip requirement comes just from 2hop
>>> neighbourhod, and internal olsrd problems with non-unique interface ips)
>> OK. Our last chance: we are running txtinfo plugin on the main VPN
>> server. So all nodes which are connecting between themselves are also
>> connecting to this VPN server. So this is 1-hop distance. Is is
>> possible to have here a little bit more information? So that VPN
>> server can find information about direct (non-WiFi) links between
>> nodes for nodes which are also directly connected to it?
> If you run the etxff_eth metric and tag all VPN links locally as "mode ether" 
> you can recognize VPN links because of their ETX cost 0.1.
Warning: all of this needs pseudo-broadcast. On larger networks, this won't work well.


> Only perfect (no packet loss) links tagged by both sides "mode ether" can have 
> this cost.
> Henning Rogge
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