[Server-devel] mesh with ejabberd

John Watlington wad at laptop.org
Tue Mar 11 15:00:28 EDT 2008

daf gave a good summary.  A few more details
about the process are at:


and more gory details are available at:



On Mar 10, 2008, at 12:49 PM, sulochan acharya wrote:

> Hey guys,
> I was experimenting the active antenna with ejabberd server, and i  
> have a question.
> My understanding is that when the laptop is linked to a jabber  
> server the laptop goes into a infrastructure mode?? which then  
> helps to cut on the overhead caused by multicast traffic?? I am not  
> sure how this happens? I have jabbered running and working with the  
> XO but the XO (mesh) is still on ad-hoc mode...does this mean  
> anything? I ask this because when i use a router as an AP to do the  
> same the XO mesh goes into managed mode..does this mean anything?
> Sorry for my lack of understanding of the mesh. Isnt the rreq and  
> rrep stop once a unicast route is set? And only recast a rreq when  
> a node goes missing or moves away??
> How does jabbered help with this?
> Would really appreciate some pointers on this.
> thanks once again.
> -Sulochan

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