[Battlemesh] Testbed for Mesh is in the air <3

Simon Wunderlich sw at simonwunderlich.de
Thu Apr 5 14:32:00 CEST 2018


I plan to bring 7 pcs of WDR4300 as the last years.


On Thursday, April 5, 2018 10:32:44 AM CEST Leonardo Maccari wrote:
> On 04/04/18 22:37, Monic Meisel wrote:
> > Dear battlemesh attendants,
> > 
> > I have a question regarding the testbed hardware … there is just one
> > entry on our contribution page so far:
> > https://www.wireless-meshup.org/doku.php/contribution
> > 
> > Last year @battlemesh the hardware was self organized by the attendees
> > … The „Förderverein" has some stuff in our deposit, but I don’t have
> > any clue, what would you prefer or what are your needs?
> > 
> > As you may know, I was never involved in the measurement campaign
> > itself. Is there a need to set up something upfront? I remember some
> > discussions the last years, is there any best practice by now?
> > 
> > Thanks for helping out on this topic,
> > Best Monic
> Hi Monic,
> In the past 2/3 years we had some Tp-link WDR4300 brought by various
> people, I think (but may be wrong) that a bunch of them comes from Guifi
> people, (Pedro ?).
> I will bring 6 ubnt Unifi Pro, which we used as a testing test-bed (so
> we tried stuff there before using it in the large one).
> About organizing the testbed, we did it live at the place itself. As
> these are dual band routers we used one frequency for the management and
> another for the tests themselves.
> This always makes things unstable, as the management layer never works
> properly, so at the last BM we suggested that for the next time the
> wireless testbed could become... wired. Meaning that we use one radio
> for the mesh, but we cable all the routers one to the other to do the
> management. This would spare us of a lot of waste of time.
> I don't remember if C-base is cabled or not and if we can use existing
> wall-plugs, or we need to bring cable, plugs, crimp pliers, duct tape,
> and tape cables to the ground in all the place. In the second case it
> would be nice to have the stuff in place.
> ciao,
> leonardo.
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