[Battlemesh] My thoughts to setup a citywide mesh network

Henning Rogge hrogge at gmail.com
Mon Mar 14 14:34:36 CET 2016

On Mon, Mar 14, 2016 at 1:59 PM, Valent Turkovic
<valent at otvorenamreza.org> wrote:
>> 2) Is OLSR OpenWRT the right choice? A suggestion?
> OLSR is ok for up to 200 nodes, but why not just use existing solution that
> JustWorks(tm) - http://nodes.wlan-si.net
> Try it out and you will be probably be amazed :)
> We use Babel and are probably biggest mesh network that work without issues
> that others are having with using Batman and OLSR. Babel routing protocol is
> only one that scales beyond 300 nodes and doesn't have lots of issues...

That is an interesting "advertisement" without lots of facts to back
it up... especially because OLSR mesh networks with 400-600 nodes have
been around for a long time.

I am also quite sure there are BATMAN mesh networks with hundreds of nodes.

Henning Rogge

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