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

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Wed Mar 23 09:16:55 CET 2011

On Wed March 23 2011 08:01:24 Ben West wrote:
> Hi All,
> In lieu of recent progress getting HT speeds to work on some Nanostation
> M5s that I am deploying with OpenWRT/OLSR, I am curious how I can adapt
> OLSR link quality monitoring for the newer radios.
> Right now, the three 5GHz OLSR nodes I've deployed all report 1.00 for LQ
> and NLQ, I believe because their packet loss at 150Mbit/s+ connection
> speeds drops to a negligible amount.  With one active gateway, this
> results in a simple star topology.
> 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.
You will need a new link metric, the current metrics of the stable branch only 
use the packet loss.

Henning Rogge
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