[Battlemesh] Mesh Routing Protocol Comparison

Moritz Warning moritzwarning at web.de
Sat May 2 02:49:50 CEST 2020

Hi Dave,

thanks for the input.
I really hope that I can test 1000-2000 nodes at some point. I find scaling properties of networks to be the most interesting aspect.
But testing is hard, of course.

Testing under load can be tried when I limit link quality. So far they are unlimited.

On 5/1/20 6:27 PM, Dave Taht wrote:
> I keep hoping y'all will actually test networks like this under load,
> rather than idle.
> The flent rrul test is always a good start, and the rtt_fair tests in
> particular, let you exercise multiple nodes on the network. Monitoring
> convergence time under that kind of repeatable load, is quite
> fascinating.
> also you should update to babel 1.9.2 and fiddle with the unicast mode.
> You can have even more fun with my infamous "rtod" tool (
> https://github.com/dtaht/rtod ). If you are at all like me, it's
> really exciting to see what happens when you put more than 1000+
> routes on the network (mostly ipv6). I don't know what actually
> happens with all these other routing protocols, but then again, I was
> always the kind of kid that tossed lithium in water or aimed bottle
> rockets at my friends...
> On Fri, May 1, 2020 at 4:17 AM Moritz Warning <moritzwarning at web.de> wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> I wrote a virtual test setup that supports multiple mesh routing protocols and produces nice graphs.
>> The whole setup is based on Linux network namespaces:
>> https://github.com/mwarning/meshnet-lab
>> So far, there are some preliminary results with a focus on convergence, mobility and scalability.
>> https://github.com/mwarning/meshnet-lab/blob/master/results/README.md
>> Keep in mind that these results are not "final" yet, as hardware limitations and pathological behavior play a dominat factor in some of the results.
>> I hope to be able to present the refined results at the next Battlemesh and have a lively discussion!
>> Best,
>> mwarning
>> Btw.: if you happen to have beefy server with good CPU/IO speed - let me know.
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