[Olsr-users] value of the metrics

jetmir gigollaj (spam-protected)
Mon Nov 2 22:06:07 CET 2015

As i said i will use a max fixed troughput and combine it with the path
It will be really inaccurate value, but doesnt matter atm, so i just
need some information
about the path cost, like what are it ranges.



On 02.11.2015 16:33, Henning Rogge wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 2, 2015 at 4:27 PM, jetmir gigollaj <(spam-protected)> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> yes i undestand the difference now .
>> Now i want to give a rough (really rough)  estimation of throughput via this route.
> Your problem could be that Olsrv2 has no way to detect the link
> datarate... it normally can query the data through the nl80211
> subsystem on Linux (for Wifi).
> You could use the link_config plugin to set the incoming bitrate of
> each link in the configuration file:
> http://www.olsr.org/mediawiki/index.php/Link_Config_Plugin
>> I want to use a fixed throughput value combiend with path metric since
>> the domain_metric_out key doesnt seem to represent the value correct?.
> The link metrics represent the reciprocal throughput... or a value
> proportional to the airtime used up by transmitting the data.
> The path metric is the sum of the link values, so it represents the
> total airtime used by the transmission over the network.
>> Are there specifacation about the bounderys of the path metric?
> https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-manet-olsrv2-dat-metric-07
> Henning Rogge

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