[B.A.T.M.A.N.] [PATCH 5/5] batman-adv: avoid temporary routing loops by being strict on forwarded OGMs

Marek Lindner lindner_marek at yahoo.de
Mon Mar 12 08:41:03 CET 2012


Hi,

> I agree with this patch, actually it should solve the loop problem as it is
> very similar to the proposed modification in my thesis.

thanks for the feedback!


> In this way I think it is not necessary a global window to average TQ
> values but only the latest value can be sufficient. Doing this can be
> re-implemented a mechanism to improve OGM reliability sending old TQ ant
> TTL (and also sequence number) of the current best router if for example 2
> OGM are missing.

I don't quite understand what you are proposing. Are you saying removing the 
averaging mechanism makes this patch obsolete and allows replacing the TTL/TQ 
values as the code does now (without the patch) ?

Cheers,
Marek


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