Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-16 Thread Clint Ricker
Allen, So it is just a matter of switching interfaces to a second interface when the best interface goes down (if ever). OSPF is pretty good at that. Not arguing, just curious about all that. To a large degree, you are right with your observations. If you engineer very good point to point

Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-16 Thread Clint Ricker
AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes? Well, I disagree, in a hippocritical way.. What Meraki has done is package and make it painlessly easy and low cost for any joker in town to spend $100 a house and destroy the RF environement accross town, with noise

Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-16 Thread Tom DeReggi
Subject: Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes? Tom DeReggi wrote: ... How does the radio know which of the two links failed? Not sure if you know tog, cw's son, but here's his wiki and helping hand concerning OLSR http://staros.tog.net/wiki/OLSR I think OLSR is getting more prominent among some

RE: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-15 Thread Drew Lentz
handle that type of stress along with all of its other functions. Drew Lentz [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of George Rogato Sent: Friday, September 14, 2007 9:24 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes

Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-15 Thread Clint Ricker
The OLSR wikipedia page doesn't do a very good job of analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of OLSR. The big problem with OLSR is that it's fairly new, immature, and not widely used or supported (mainly open source roll your own solutions and StarOS are the only ones that I know of off the top

Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-15 Thread Tom DeReggi
] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, September 14, 2007 6:44 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes? Carl: Thanks :-) I rest my case. Steve On 9/14/07, Carl Shivers [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We are using Meraki at a local ballpark, the zoo and a river walk area. The ballpark

Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-15 Thread Tom DeReggi
, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: Allen Marsalis [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, September 14, 2007 10:13 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes? At 04:01 PM 9/14/2007, Japhy Bartlett wrote: How come

RE: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-15 Thread chris cooper
:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tom DeReggi Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2007 10:08 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes? Well, I disagree, in a hippocritical way.. What Meraki has done is package and make it painlessly easy and low cost for any joker in town to spend

Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-15 Thread Jack Unger
Clint, Thank you for your very informative post about OLSR. It really helped me learn! jack Clint Ricker wrote: The OLSR wikipedia page doesn't do a very good job of analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of OLSR. The big problem with OLSR is that it's fairly new, immature, and not widely

Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-15 Thread Allen Marsalis
At 10:24 PM 9/14/2007, George Rogato wrote: Optimized Link State Routing protocol (OLSR) is a routing protocol that is optimised for mobile ad-hoc networks, sometimes called wireless mesh networks. It is a proactive link-state routing protocol that floods a full topology table to all nodes in

Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-15 Thread Tom DeReggi
. Tom DeReggi RapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband - Original Message - From: Allen Marsalis [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2007 8:01 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes? At 10:24 PM 9/14/2007

Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-15 Thread George Rogato
Tom DeReggi wrote: ... How does the radio know which of the two links failed? Not sure if you know tog, cw's son, but here's his wiki and helping hand concerning OLSR http://staros.tog.net/wiki/OLSR I think OLSR is getting more prominent among some wisps. If your a wisp who bridges, it's

RE: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-15 Thread Allen Marsalis
At 09:39 AM 9/15/2007, chris cooper wrote: Id be interested to see how they worked with high gain directional antennas. With the proper antennas you could pick up some penetration, help pick through noise and change polarities. Anybody used the Meraki boxes this way? Please follow my train

Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-14 Thread Steve Stroh
Japhy: Meraki kind of nuked 'em - http://meraki.com. Thanks, Steve On 9/14/07, Japhy Bartlett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: With all the discussion going on about the 900mhz meshes, I thought I'd ask your opinion on the locustworld meshboxes. I'm still just exploring the options for a local

RE: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-14 Thread Carl Shivers
using the Meraki system dashboard. P.S. I am not a Meraki sales person. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Steve Stroh Sent: Friday, September 14, 2007 4:23 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes? Japhy: Meraki kind

Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-14 Thread Steve Stroh
Carl: Thanks :-) I rest my case. Steve On 9/14/07, Carl Shivers [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We are using Meraki at a local ballpark, the zoo and a river walk area. The ballpark has 1 gw node and 4 mesh nodes. The zoo has 1 gw and 1 mesh node. The river walk area presently has 2 gw nodes and 8

Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-14 Thread Blair Davis
I have 20 some deployed. Hit me off list if you want to know more. Japhy Bartlett wrote: With all the discussion going on about the 900mhz meshes, I thought I'd ask your opinion on the locustworld meshboxes. I'm still just exploring the options for a local non-profit sort of setup, and it

Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-14 Thread Allen Marsalis
At 04:01 PM 9/14/2007, Japhy Bartlett wrote: How come nobody seems to be using it? The first Locustworld/meshbox/ultramesh deployment in the US was around 2000 a few dozen miles north of me in Vivian LA, (Fastline?) I met with the owner last year. Basically he was an WISP worth about

Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-14 Thread George Rogato
Allen Marsalis wrote: I'm just asking why you think you need something else besides BGP or OSPF. OSLR -- George Rogato Welcome to WISPA www.wispa.org http://signup.wispa.org/ ** Join us at the WISPA

Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-14 Thread George Rogato
err OLSR George Rogato wrote: Allen Marsalis wrote: I'm just asking why you think you need something else besides BGP or OSPF. OSLR -- George Rogato Welcome to WISPA www.wispa.org http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-14 Thread Allen Marsalis
Exactly my point George. I don'/t... Allen At 09:16 PM 9/14/2007, George Rogato wrote: Allen Marsalis wrote: I'm just asking why you think you need something else besides BGP or OSPF. OSLR -- George Rogato Welcome to WISPA www.wispa.org http://signup.wispa.org/

Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-14 Thread George Rogato
From what I hear on the other forums, OLSR seems to be more stable on a wireless network. Allen Marsalis wrote: Exactly my point George. I don'/t... Allen At 09:16 PM 9/14/2007, George Rogato wrote: Allen Marsalis wrote: I'm just asking why you think you need something else besides

Re: [WISPA] Locustworld meshes?

2007-09-14 Thread George Rogato
Here's a bit of info for you to check out: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optimized_Link_State_Routing_protocol Optimized Link State Routing protocol (OLSR) is a routing protocol that is optimised for mobile ad-hoc networks, sometimes called wireless mesh networks. It is a proactive link-state