[Battlemesh] About a testbed - what is the status

Dave Taht dave.taht at gmail.com
Sat Aug 1 12:32:58 CEST 2015

On Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 12:37 PM, Pau <pau at dabax.net> wrote:
> The protocol developers or teams who want to include their protocol into
> the experiment should check, include or modify the scripts of this
> repository [1]. This scripts will remain inside a packet named
> wibed-battlemesh-experiment which will be installed in the base firmware
> (wibed-openwrt) or any other base firmware which may be used.
> My two cents.
> [1]
> https://github.com/battlemesh/wibed-battlemesh-experiment/tree/master/packages/wibed-battlemesh-experiment/files/etc/wbm/protos

Well, this looks presently insufficient to get babel right. It needs
to pull channel information in particular. I will work on this upon
arrival, could use help.

Secondly I do not think driving the tests from a weak box is a good idea.

> On 28/07/15 21:03, Mitar wrote:
>> Hi!
>> Could we assure this things work before the event? Not that we spend
>> debugging the issues during?
>> So could you compile images for all the devices we are having at the
>> event so that people can try them in advance?
>> Also, which documents are there now for what would be the topology of
>> the testbed? What I worry is that we should not be generating the
>> traffic with same nodes we are doing routing with. So is this separated?
>> Some nodes are doing only routing, other have a independent WiFi channel
>> to communicate control plane over, and then we have dedicated edge
>> machines which generate test traffic.
>> Again, sorry if this is all already taken care of. I am just a bit
>> worried we will again spend 5 days of the conference just to get things
>> running.
>> Mitar
>>> Hi Dave,
>>> WiBed currently supports mostly netgear wndr4300.
>>> In the last battlemesh there have been effort to compile for different
>>> devices, facing mostly image size issues. It would be nice if you could
>>> assist us during the event in compiling wibed images for other devices.
>>> Cheers,
>>> Manos
>>> On 07/28/2015 03:04 PM, Dave Taht wrote:
>>>> I am bringing 2 nanostation M5s, 2 picostations, 1 netgear wndr4300,
>>>> toke's linksys 1200ac. We may end up with more nanostations.
>>>> I also have an edgerouter or two.
>>>> What I typically do is arrange the m5 + pico as a "pod" that can fail
>>>> over either way to an ethernet connected device (like a laptop).
>>>> At the moment these have a custom build with minstrel-blues and the
>>>> minstrel-minimum variance patches and run babel only.
>>>> On Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 2:49 PM, Simon Wunderlich
>>>> <sw at simonwunderlich.de> wrote:
>>>>> On Tuesday 28 July 2015 05:44:01 Mitar wrote:
>>>>>> Hi!
>>>>>> What is the status of the testbed preparations? Who is working on it?
>>>>>> Amadeus, you are coordinating things? Do you need any help? Manos, how
>>>>>> is the firmware status?
>>>>>> For easier planing, here is the map of the venue:
>>>>>> https://www.dropbox.com/s/ddhbfs5sklc0tmi/MapPekre.pdf?dl=0
>>>>>> X are where power sockets are.
>>>>>> Here is the list of hardware we have:
>>>>>> http://battlemesh.org/BattleMeshV8#Hardware
>>>>>> Will there be any other hardware? Please update the wiki, if you are
>>>>>> bringing anything, so that firmware team can know what to expect.
>>>>> We have another section and several people will bring WDR4300 to the
>>>>> event:
>>>>> http://battlemesh.org/BattleMeshV8#List_of_the_Hardware_Available
>>>>> maybe we should merge it with the other section? Hardware in that
>>>>> section is
>>>>> just lent, not "sponsored", though, and people will take them back
>>>>> after the
>>>>> event. :)
>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>>      Simon
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