[B.A.T.M.A.N.] Can't build a mesh network

Resul Cetin resul.cetin at uni-dortmund.de
Wed Dec 17 13:57:19 UTC 2008

Hello people...

its me again...
I fixed my problem, that I mentioned in the previous message. I choosed
the wrong interface, this was the mistake...

But I have still a problem...

After maybe 10 minutes, the connection is broken between the Laptop and
the Routers...

Has anybody experience with this issue...


> Hiii,
> I'm a beginner regarding mesh networks. At the moment, I have a problem by
> building a mesh network with batman between 2 Linksys and a Laptop. I get
> a ping response on the router side and from my Laptop side. There is a
> connection... ok..
> But I can't run batmand to establish a mesh network...
> I gave the command" sudo batmand eth1 wlan0:test" to build the connection
> and then this here"sudo batmand -c -d 1"
> but the second command gives this error message:
> "Error - can't connect to unix socket '/var/run/batmand.socket': No such
> file or directory ! Is batmand running on this host ?"
> My batman version is"
> B.A.T.M.A.N. 0.2 (compability version 3)"
> Can anybody help me to fix this problem ?
> greetings,
> R
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