[Battlemesh] ns-3 - Network Simulator

Henning Rogge hrogge at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 17:52:21 CET 2015

On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 4:30 PM, Tom Henderson <tomh at tomh.org> wrote:
> On 11/19/2015 03:15 AM, Benjamin Henrion wrote:
>> But what I would appreciate for next WBMs is more infos from the
>> physical layer, even including RF sniffers/loggers in an outdoor
>> environment.
>> There are too many assumptions from routing protocol mesh developers,
>> because most of them stay at layer3.
> One thing that I asked Andreas was whether there was available physical
> layer data or even athstats logs from operational mesh networks such that
> someone could distill it into ns-3 models that would allow better
> simulations of community wireless networks or other mesh scenarios.
> If someone could provide pointers to any such data, we might try to design a
> future student project outline around it.

Just doing a "iw wlan0 station dump" every few seconds gives you TONS
of data about your wifi neighbors...

same for the "passive scan" and "survey".

All available with the current "iw" tool (or over netlink).


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