[Olsr-users] OLSR topology and VPN links

Henning (spam-protected)
Fri Jun 24 09:23:46 CEST 2011

On Thursday 23 June 2011 16:51:09 Teco Boot wrote:
> > 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.
It needs a link local multicast/broadcast. If your network cannot handle this, 
it will be unable to run OLSRd anyways.

On Point-2-Point VLAN connections, you can even set the broadcast address of 
the interface to the unicast address of the other side.

Henning Rogge
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