[Olsr-users] Recommendation for maintaining accurate local times on nodes?
Sat Mar 3 08:50:35 CET 2012
Perhaps use the ntp client included in the OpenWRT BusyBox rather than
ntpdate or install the full NTP client. See
On Sat, Mar 3, 2012 at 10:11 AM, Ben West <(spam-protected)> wrote:
> I'm running OLSR v0.6.1 packaged with OpenWRT 10.03.1 on a collection of
> Ubiquiti M5 access points (Rocket, Bullet, Nanostation, Nano Loco).
> All radios have /etc/init.d/ntpdate service enabled on boot to sync local
> time to a remote NTP server, although this only succeeds on non-gateway
> nodes if OLSRd (also enabled on boot) finds and sets a default route before
> ntpdate times out.
> In the case where ntpdate does time out before setting a node's local
> time, I've noticed letting that node operate as-is in the mesh can cause
> other nodes to lose their default route. Presumably from the non-sync'ed
> node sending out HNA's with bad timestamps? Is this expected OLSR behavior?
> Besides simply letting ntpdate run on all nodes as an hourly or daily cron
> job, would anyone have other recommendations on keeping all nodes' local
> time synced?
> Ben West
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