[ns] File transfer protocol for 802.11

2009-01-10 Thread Peter Staab
Hello, This is not a ns-2 specific question but it relates to my work with ns-2: which protocol is best for transfering files in wireless 802.11 networks (in ad-hoc mode)? I already considered pure FTP or UFTP (UDP FTP). Are there alternative protocols out there? Sincerely, Peter --

Re: [ns] File transfer protocol for 802.11

2009-01-10 Thread Sidney Doria
Peter, a lot! Event bittorrent is already an alternative to content distribution in MANETs. In a general way, TCP isn't so good to MANETs because the overhead in handshakes and the well-known problem of delays and packet loss be interpreted by TCP as congestion. So, TCP will reduce the next