[B.A.T.M.A.N.] Using batman L2 on multiple wireless cards

Marek Lindner lindner_marek at yahoo.de
Thu Feb 12 16:29:23 UTC 2009

On Thursday 12 February 2009 22:58:31 Gargi Purohit wrote:
> however when i check the /proc/net/batman-adv/originators....i see
> that all other nodes are reachable but the interface mentioned is
> ath1....(even those which are actually reachable by ath0)
> shouldn't some of the boards be reachable by ath0 - as some nodes are
> on a different channel...
> or is it like ath1 is some main interface.....

Yes, batman has the concept of "main interface" (the first given interface) to 
reduce overhead but on the node that has 2 interfaces you should see both 
interfaces in the originator table (on a more distant host this might be 
Could you post the important lines from originators and explain the 
corresponding setup ?


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