[Olsr-users] OLSR v1, v2, and virtual interfaces

Ferry Huberts (spam-protected)
Thu Sep 1 19:09:31 CEST 2016

If you just bind olsr v1 to the actual interfaces it will work
there is need to use virtual interfaces

On 01/09/16 19:05, Adam Longwill wrote:
> We have known for awhile at our organization that OLSR v1 does not like
> to use virtual interfaces.
> Does OLSR v2 support virtual interfaces better? Here is an example of
> the problem we are experiencing. On one of our test routers, we have
> OLSR running on the MESH interface ( and on a virtual
> ETHERMESH interface that is the same as the WAN interface
> ( While I can reach the ETHERMESH interface just fine
> from a connected computer with a proper static 100. address via
> Ethernet, nearby OLSR-enabled devices do not have the ETHERMESH IP
> address in their routing tables.
> Inline image 1
> Does OLSR V2 support announcing virtual interfaces better and is there a
> solution to this virtual interface problem for OLSR v1?
> Thank you!
> Check out our progress in Pittsburgh at www.pittmesh.net
> <http://www.pittmesh.net>.
> Adam Longwill
> Executive Director
> Meta Mesh Wireless Communities
> 501(c)3 non-profit

Ferry Huberts

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