OLPC does end run around IP addresses

Sascha Silbe sascha-ml-ui-sugar-olpc-devel at silbe.org
Sat Jan 9 04:56:34 EST 2010

On Sat, Jan 09, 2010 at 04:03:27AM -0600, Mikus Grinbergs wrote:

> My point is that ALL the XOs show up in each Neighborhood View, even
> though the other XOs (192.168.1..) cannot ping the non-customized XO
> (169.254...), nor can the non-customized XO ping the others.
IIRC Salut is using some multicast protocol. Multicast has its own set 
of IP addresses [1], with Salut most likely using one from the 
link-local range (224./24). So Salut should work IFF all machines are on 
the same ethernet segment.


CU Sascha

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