[OLPC Networking] Mesh network?

Sjoerd Simons sjoerd at spring.luon.net
Tue Sep 12 10:00:31 EDT 2006

Krishna Sankar wrote:
>  a)    There will be py level interfaces - dials, gages, switches and control
>  knobs and a coherent programming model. We do need APIs at that layer.
>  b)    But the majority of the work would be done at the L1/2/3.
>  c)    The mesh (802.11s) will be implemented as a Layer1/L2 artifact
>  d)    The mesh mobility networking primitives would be more of
>    OLSR/AODV/DYMO (more of DYMO/OLSR than AODV) than normal OSPF. Could be
>    OSPF v3 with mobility as well.

Any idea what the multicast routing part of 802.11s looks like ? MAODV like ?

I've looked around for more info on 802.11s, but i can't really find anything
about how the procotol(s) used should work.

It is said that the lonely eagle flies to the mountain peaks while the lowly
ant crawls the ground, but cannot the soul of the ant soar as high as the eagle?

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