"Mesh" Dreams = OLSR

Chris Ball cjb at laptop.org
Tue Aug 24 10:26:23 EDT 2010

Hi Reuben,

   > Consider the benefits of using open source software versus our
   > closed source firmware and partnering with communities like
   > Freifunk whose network is ~ 800 node, guifi.net is almost 10k
   > nodes in Barcelona, Athens Wireless is 5k nodes.

The fact that a custom mesh algorithm would have to run on the CPU --
prohibiting any kind of idle-suspend -- makes it a non-starter for an
XO deployment in my eyes.  Did you have any thoughts on this?

- Chris.
Chris Ball   <cjb at laptop.org>
One Laptop Per Child

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