kim at hawtin.net.au
Sat Dec 17 13:57:49 CET 2016
On 17/12/16 19:25, Henning Rogge wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 10:08 PM, Kim Hawtin <kim at hawtin.net.au> wrote:
>> On 17/12/16 02:02, Pau wrote:
>>> So what's up with 802.11s? Or any other "stupid" link-layer protocols
>>> which are not part of the WiFi stack? Is it not a mesh network?
>> from my experience with 802.11s on the OLPC, 's' was not designed to scale
>> an actual ad-hoc mesh past a few tens of nodes.
> 802.11s can also be easily used (by switching off forwarding of data
> and control traffic) as a mode similar to ad-hoc mode... just with the
> capability to bridge some interface on each side and a more elegant
> "global time" solution than ad-hoc.
one of the issues i faced was different manufacturers kit would not talk
to each other.
are there new manufacturers for 802.11s now?
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