[OLPC Networking] Mesh network?

Krishna Sankar (ksankar) ksankar at cisco.com
Wed Sep 13 13:33:10 EDT 2006

I am looking into it as we speak. Will post an analysis after I get a
good handle on the various nuances.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: networking-bounces at laptop.org 
> [mailto:networking-bounces at laptop.org] On Behalf Of Sjoerd Simons
> Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2006 7:01 AM
> To: networking at laptop.org
> Subject: [OLPC Networking] Mesh network?
> 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.
>   Sjoerd
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