[Olsr-users] Problems with the quagga plugin

Damien Miliche (spam-protected)
Wed May 11 17:40:06 CEST 2011

Hi I am trying to reply to myself, but my mail does not seems to arrive :s

Damien Miliche

On Mon, 9 May 2011 11:37:40 +0200, Damien Miliche
<(spam-protected)> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am currently busy with experimenting MANET routing, and especially
> Except for some quality wireless link problem, it performs quite good for
> my tests.
> Now I would like to connect my MANET to a fixed network running OSPF.
> As I understood, the route redistribution between OLSR and OSPF is
> via the combination of quagga and the corresponding plugin for olsrd.
> After patching and recompiling quagga and loading the quagga plugin into
> olsrd, I can see the olsrd routes in quagga ("show ip route").
> I have some problems however:
>  - a specific "show ip route olsr" makes the zebra daemon crash
>    closed for the telnet, and the daemon is stopped);
>  - the olsr routes are marked as "inactive" in quagga;
>  - these routes are not redistributed to the kernel;
>  - these routes are not redistributed to other OSPF nodes.
> I don't see however where is the problem. Has anyone of you experimented
> such problems or in the contrary no problem while experimenting the same
> setup?
> The olsrd version I am using is 0.6.0 and the quagga version is 0.99.18.
> I am using the default config files for quagga, with just the following
> added to the ospfd.conf files:
>     router ospf
>      redistribute olsr
>      network area
> For olsrd, the quagga plugin is loaded with the following parameters:
>     LoadPlugin "olsrd_quagga.so.0.2.2"
>     {
>         PlParam "Redistribute" "ospf"
>         PlParam "ExportRoutes" "only"
>         PlParam "Distance" "125"
>         PlParam "LocalPref" "false"
>         PlParam "SockPath" "/var/run/zserv.api"
>         PlParam "Version" "1"
>     }
> Thanks in advance for your help.
> Best regards,
> -- 
> Damien Miliche

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