[Olsr-users] Testing OLSRD hops feature

Markus Kittenberger (spam-protected)
Sat May 14 15:54:01 CEST 2011

hmm a gateway address (on a clean system without any obscure
network-mangement guis and some other stuff) should not interfere with

as usually hostroutes (olsr creates) are more specific than any default (or
network) route to a gateway


On Sat, May 14, 2011 at 1:31 PM, Zack Genesis <(spam-protected)>wrote:

> Thx Markus for advising...
> Actually the macbook problem is faced by a friend of mine
> Turn out to be he fail to notice that he actually enter a wrong Gateway
> address...
> Which jeopardies the whole hopping thing...
> Sorry for the trouble & thank for your help =)
> On Sat, May 14, 2011 at 5:55 AM, Markus Kittenberger <
> (spam-protected)> wrote:
>> olsrd can do this, it can do it not only for 2 or 3 hops but for hundreds
>> of hops aswell *GG
>> and there is no option do enable (or disable) this,.. as creating routes
>> to destinations further way than one hop this is the sole purpose of a
>> routing protocol,...
>> but there are various OS specific methods to break routing/forwarding, or
>> anything *G
>> my general advice (for such a simpe 2 hop setup), ist try to setup manual
>> routes first, to learn and understand how routing works, and how to debug
>> it, and what u have to configure in you OS to make it work,.
>> and afterwards start olsrd,..
>> Markus
>> p.s. you should also state that u (as i asume) used macbooks, and this is
>> very likely the reason for your problems,..
>> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 5:41 AM, Zack Genesis <(spam-protected)>wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> I'm having a doubt about the hopping feature of OLSRD
>>> I have tested with 3 laptops
>>> Laptop1 -- Laptop2 -- Laptop3
>>> I distance Laptop 1 & 3 apart so they cant commnicate
>>> But by placing laptop 2 in the middle by theory, shouldn't laptop1 be
>>> able to pass msg to laptop3 through laptop2 by doing hop?
>>> It seem to me that laptop1 can communicate to laptop2 but not 3...
>>> Is there any solution to set the "hop" feature on OLSRD?
>>> Appreciated for any solutions or ideas, Thank
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