Thanks very much - so advance sounds like the solution, I'll try this. Does the whole bridge work be default with this install or is there some special configuration?

My ipkg does list batman adv but its an alpha, is this the still the best current version to use?



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> Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2009 19:31:06 +0800
> Subject: Re: [B.A.T.M.A.N.] Routing help?
> Hi,
> > I had thought that as they all on the same subnet and bridged that this
> > would be sufficient just relying on standard arps across the entire network
> > as there is no routing. On this basis I assumed there is no need to
> > announce any networks/hosts. Is this a correct understanding?
> for this to work .1, .2 and .3 would need to rebroadcast the ARP requests. In
> a normal wifi ad-hoc network this will not happen. Also, in a ordinary ethernet
> network no router will rebroadcast ARP requests.
> Basically, you can solve this in two different ways:
> * You use routing and flood the network with IP addresses using the batman
> daemon.
> * You create a bridge over the whole setup using batman advanced (batman-adv
> will handle the ARP rebroadcast).
> Regards,
> Marek
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