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 From:  sai <sonicsai at gmail dot com>
 To:  Henning Wangerin <mailinglists dash after dash 041101 underscore reply dash not dash possible at hpc dot dk>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: Internal routing protols
 Date:  Thu, 29 Dec 2005 11:23:02 +0500
mono is good (really GOOD!),  but its not the answer for everything.

http://www.locustworld.com/ is probably what you need for the mesh network.

sai

On 12/29/05, Henning Wangerin
<mailinglists dash after dash 041101 underscore reply dash not dash possible at hpc dot dk> wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-12-28 at 14:08, Jonathan De Graeve wrote:
> > >Now the questions:
> > >
> > >Has anybody done such a thing?
> > Yes, but not with m0n0wall as internal router
>
> What did you use? "Ordenary" routers or *nix-boxes?
>
> > I have an image with routing protocols but that image was only to see if
> > I could get it on m0n0wall and isn't suitable for production use (yet)
>
> Sounds interesting. Willing to share?
>
> > >Would a solution be to create a wireless mesh on the inside, and
> > letting
> > >a monowall only handle external trafic?
> >
> > Unless you get m0n0wall with dynamic routing there isn't much another
> > option
>
> My idea on a mesh-network, was to create create a network based on
> mesh-cubes or equal, and let the monowall act as border-router to the
> outside world, so to monowall just routed from the mesh-cloud to/from
> the internet-cloud.
>
> But ofcourse it would be nice to have dynamic routing implemented in
> monowall.
>
> Anopther solution would be to bulid a normal tree-structure first, and
> the gradualy expand to a mesh structure as the setup becomes more
> complex.
>
> In some parts of the area a mesh would be idea, but in others the
> locations is wide-spread, so the rely on links anyhow, but setting up
> ring-connections would be a great solution in improve uptime and perhaps
> also throughput-
>
> --
> Henning Wangerin <mailinglists dash after dash 041101 underscore reply dash not dash possible at hpc dot dk>
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