[B.A.T.M.A.N.] routing loops on interconnected routers / adhoc + ethernet

Nicolás Echániz nicoechaniz at codigosur.org
Sun Mar 18 07:31:57 CET 2012

On 03/04/2012 07:52 AM, Marek Lindner wrote:
> On Sunday, March 04, 2012 17:32:38 Nicolás Echániz wrote:
>> these experimental nodes were installed from daily snapshot. and batman
>> installed with: opkg install kmod-batman-adv. Are these patches already
>> present in batman-adv 2012.0.0?
>> If so, we might just re-flash the routers with current trunk; right?
> No, these patches are not part of any release yet. You need to compile your 
> own batman-adv with the patches applied. We have a document explaining how you 
> should proceed: http://www.open-mesh.org/wiki/batman-adv/Building-with-openwrt
>> This will take a while because routers are already installed on
>> roof-tops and the network is in use by some neighbors, but it's still
>> experimental, so we will do what needs to be donde to get the best
>> results possible.
> There is no need to reflash all the routers. You can simply build a patched 
> batman-adv package and install it on top of your current image. The important 
> part is that you compile the batman-adv kernel module for exactly the same 
> kernel you are running.

Hi Marek,

I've finally had the time to look into this again.

The routers have been updated to current OpenWRT trunk and batman-adv
version has changed, would it be too much inconvenience for you to send
me your patches for 2012.0.0?

thanks in advance.


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