[B.A.T.M.A.N.] [PATCH 1/4] batman-adv: Update README to match mainline README.

Sven Eckelmann sven.eckelmann at gmx.de
Sat May 1 15:53:12 CEST 2010


Andrew Lunn wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Andrew Lunn <andrew at lunn.ch>
> ---
>  README |   35 +++++++++--------------------------
>  1 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 26 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/README b/README
> index 4c2a6c6..e2a7271 100644
> --- a/README
> +++ b/README
> @@ -15,19 +15,6 @@ above B.A.T.M.A.N. Advanced, prominent examples are:
> IPv4, IPv6, DHCP, IPX. This is batman-advanced implemented as Linux kernel
> driver. It does not depend on any network (other) driver, and can be used
> on wifi as well as ethernet, vpn, etc ... (anything with ethernet-style
> layer 2).
> -It compiles against and should work with Linux 2.6.20 - 2.6.33. Supporting older
> -versions is not planned, but it's probably easy to backport it. If you work on a
> -backport, feel free to contact us.  :-)
> -
> -COMPILE
> --------
> -To compile against your currently installed kernel, just type:
> -
> -# make
> -
> -if you want to compile against some other kernel, use:
> -
> -# make KERNELPATH=/path/to/kernel

This should not be removed from maint or trunk.

>  USAGE
>  -----
> @@ -123,15 +110,11 @@ dmesg | grep batman-adv
> 
>  When investigating problems with your mesh network it is sometimes
>  necessary to see more detail debug messages. This must be enabled when
> -compiling the batman-adv module. When building batman-adv as part of
> -kernel, use "make menuconfig" and enable the option
> -"B.A.T.M.A.N. debugging". When compiling outside of the kernel tree it
> -is necessary to edit the file Makefile.kbuild and uncomment the line
> -
> -#EXTRA_CFLAGS += -DCONFIG_BATMAN_ADV_DEBUG
> +compiling the batman-adv module. Use "make menuconfig" and enable the
> +option "B.A.T.M.A.N. debugging".

This should not be changed in maint or trunk.

>  The additional debug output is by default disabled. It can be enabled
> -either at kernel modules load time or during run time. To enable debug
> +either at kernel module load time or during run time. To enable debug
>  output at module load time, add the module parameter debug=<value>.
>  <value> can take one of four values.
> 
> @@ -160,12 +143,12 @@ to see the debug messages.
>  BATCTL
>  ------
> 
> -B.A.T.M.A.N.  advanced  operates on layer 2 and thus all hosts partici-
> -pating in the virtual switch are completely transparent for all  proto-
> -cols above layer 2. Therefore the common diagnosis tools do not work as
> -expected. To overcome these problems batctl was created. At the  moment
> -the  batctl contains ping, traceroute, tcpdump and interfaces to the
> -kernel module settings.
> +B.A.T.M.A.N.  advanced operates on layer 2 and thus all hosts
> +participating in the virtual switch are completely transparent for all
> +protocols above layer 2. Therefore the common diagnosis tools do not
> +work as expected. To overcome these problems batctl was created. At
> +the moment the batctl contains ping, traceroute, tcpdump and
> +interfaces to the kernel module settings.
> 
>  For more information, please see the manpage (man batctl).

This looks fine :)

Best regards,
	Sven
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