[Sugar-devel] Mesh

Cecilia Abalde cabalde at plan.ceibal.edu.uy
Tue Dec 15 10:42:15 EST 2009

i have a new question about mesh !
Beacons and Probe Requests / Responses are used to discover neighbors?
because I thought they did this by RREQ?

which is the aim of using Beacons and Probe Requests?

thank you very much

2009/11/4 <simon at mungewell.org>

> > The actual mesh connection is done on a
> > hardware level though and is totally unique to the XO as in no other
> > laptop that I know of has working mesh network capable cards.
> It is my understanding (but I might be wrong) that the XO's wireless card
> implements 802.11s in hardware.
> There is/was a 'soft MAC' project which now has code in the Linux kernel
> (>=2.6.26):
> http://www.open80211s.org/
> Mungewell.
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