[IAEP] "Mesh" Dreams = OLSR

L. Aaron Kaplan aaron at lo-res.org
Tue Aug 24 11:39:08 EDT 2010

On Aug 24, 2010, at 5:24 PM, Richard A. Smith wrote:

> On 08/24/2010 10:13 AM, Reuben K. Caron wrote:
> > Consider the benefits of using open source software versus our closed
> > source firmware and partnering with communities like Freifunk whose
> > network is ~ 800 node, guifi.net is almost 10k nodes in Barcelona,
> > Athens Wireless is 5k nodes.
> The largest of our mesh problems did not have to do with scalability on sheer number of nodes but rather scalability in density.  Is there any information available on how these networks perform when there are 50 - 100 of them next all in the same room or in adjacent rooms?

Yes! And the answer is very very simple:
turn down the txpower! ;-)))

best regards,

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