Dear Antonio, we will post it in the OpenVPN mailing list too, but I
was hoping that someone in the list had been able to establish tunnels
in between batmand-adv nodes using the br-lan interface.
On 19 December 2016 at 11:10, Antonio Quartulli <a(a)unstable.cc> wrote:
On Mon, Dec 19, 2016 at 11:06:01AM +0100, Carlos Rey-Moreno wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> A student who is collaborating with me, Andrei, cc'ed, is carrying out
> traffic performance analysis in a mesh network (which uses batman-adv)
> in order to compare the benefits of introducing Simplemux .
> Basically, simplemux multiplexes small packets in bigger packets and
> compresses them to reduce overhead. These packets are then sent
> through a tunnel to another end in the network.
> So far, simplemux shows very positive results by creating the tunnel
> in between two computers connected at each end of a multihop network
> composed by a chain of 5 nodes.
> The idea would be to test the performance benefits of simplemux when
> the tunnels are created between the mesh nodes instead, so they could
> aggregate, let's say, all the VoIP packets from different SIP clients
> calling other SIP clients in the mesh or via the gateway.
> The tunnels can be successfully created in OpenWRT, but it fails when
> assigning the physical interface the tunnel should use. It works when
> a physical interface is used, i.e. eth0, but fails with br-lan
> provided it is a virtual interface.
> # openvpn --mktun --dev tun0 --user root
> # ifconfig tun0 up
> # ./simplemux -i tun0 -e br-lan -M N -c 192.168.0.5
> I was wondering if anyone in the list could point Andrei in the right direction.
> Thank you very much in advance.
this looks pretty much about OpenVPN (if I am not wrong). Are you sure you
posted it to the right mailing list?
Carlos Rey-Moreno, PhD
PostDoctoral Fellow University of the Western Cape
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