[OLPC Networking] Mesh network?

Khaled Hassounah khaled at laptop.org
Thu Sep 7 00:40:44 EDT 2006


It is based on the 802.11s pre-standard. Mesh routing support will be
built in at a low level (on the networking hardware module itself) to
allow for mesh routing while the machine is closed.


MBurns wrote:
> Has there been a clear plan on how to achieve the mesh network? Will it
> be some python script/framework that acts like a router, maintaing a
> routing table and OSPF of available nodes? Or is even that too
> high-level, and the mesh capabilities will be done at some lower layer?
> I am generally interested in how it will be implemented, either from
> scratch or from existing technology.
> Michael Burns
> Network Engineering
> Oregon State University
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Khaled Hassounah
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