Network association algorithm

Marcelo Tosatti marcelo at
Mon May 14 09:56:18 EDT 2007

On Wed, May 02, 2007 at 08:03:58AM -0400, Dan Williams wrote:


> > (3) We need to determine the most efficient way to know if the state
> > of the mesh has changed such that we should reenter the process. E.g.,
> > what if you move away from the school server and you had been an MPP.
> > Now you have to look for an MPP... There are many anomalous cases we
> > need to consider.
> > 
> > (4) It was proposed that we dedicate one of the LEDs to indicate a AP
> > connection and the other to indicate an MPP connection.
> Need to talk to Marcelo about this again to make sure that we can
> control the behavior of the LED, not just what LED corresponds to what.

Yes we can. One way to do it is to hookup a GPIO pin to indicate mesh
connectivity and ask the firmware to use that pin for the LED.

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