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 From:  Jim Thompson <jim at netgate dot com>
 To:  sai <sonicsai at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  Henning Wangerin <mailinglists dash after dash 041101 underscore reply dash not dash possible at hpc dot dk>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Re: Internal routing protols
 Date:  Thu, 29 Dec 2005 00:44:06 -1000
On Dec 28, 2005, at 8:23 PM, sai wrote:

> 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.

1) its linux.
2) AODV is an inferior mesh routing protocol.

OLSR runs on FreeBSD, and I've considered making a package for it for  
pfSense.


> 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-after-041101_reply-not- 
>> possible at hpc dot dk>
>>
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