[Battlemesh] [lime-dev] bridge and batman-adv over ethernet

Pau pau at dabax.net
Sat Aug 6 23:43:44 CEST 2016

It would be nice to have some update on this issue if possible.

Thank you!

On 25/07/16 19:52, Daniel Golle wrote:
> Hi!
> We are currently trying to use the Libre-Mesh.org firmware with
> batman-adv enabled on wired Ethernet interfaces alongside with a VLAN
> which is a member of the bridge the batX interface also resides in.
> ------------------------------
>  E |VLAN---batadv---bat0
>  T +--------------+ BRIDGE
>  H |VLAN------------eth0.xx
> ------------------------------
> We do want such a setup to have the best of both worlds: the
> performance of a plain bridge but yet benefit from batman-adv topology
> information, alfred and all that. As many cheap Ethernet switches do
> not support frames larger than 1500 bytes, increasing the MTU is not an
> option and thus frames inside batman-adv end up fragmented which hurts
> performance if encapsulating all traffic via batman-adv.
> I remember there was a discussion during battlemesh about a race-
> condition which can confuse BLA and thus batman-adv is still disabled
> on wired Ethernet interfaces in Libre-Mesh by default.
> So here I am asking you about the current state of affairs regarding
> this issue.
> We are discussing it on
> https://github.com/libre-mesh/lime-packages/issues/56
> and it would be great to hear a more detailed summary because I only
> remember the rough details and also haven't been watching if anything
> was fixed or improved since we all met in Porto.
> Cheers
> Daniel
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