65-node simple mesh test (and counting... ;-)

Polychronis Ypodimatopoulos ypod at mit.edu
Mon May 12 11:42:39 EDT 2008

Hi Bill,

Bill Mccormick wrote:
> The network manager could be the culprit here, although I thought you
> had it disabled, how did you disable it?

chkconfig --del NetworkManager

you'll need to pass the '--add' argument to restore it in rc5.

> When it's running it looks like it first looks on channel 1 for a DHCP
> server.   Then channel 6.   Then channel 11.  Then it tries to connect
> to the last known access point.   Then it does it all again.   This will
> take a bit of time...
> Only then does it assume that there is no DHCP server and switches to ad
> hoc mode on channel 1.

Does it also start looking at different intervals for a DHCP server 
after switching to ad-hoc mode?


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