[lime-users] 802.11s config

Ruairi Hickey ruairi.hickey-lime at collon.ie
Wed May 10 13:19:23 UTC 2017


Hi,
   I downloaded the patch from Daniel below and applied to the latest lime-build tree 
however when I build this with a make v=S T=ar71xx-mini P=basic 
the images dont include a specific image for the tlink tl-wr841n - is there a specific image I 
should use instead ?

Thanks,
	Ruairi

On Tuesday 9 May 2017 16:41:29 IST Daniel Golle wrote:
> Hi Pau,
> 
> sorry for the late reply. See my comment below.
> 
> On Fri, May 05, 2017 at 03:21:36PM +0200, Pau wrote:
> > Hi Again.
> > 
> > I've been testing 802.11s support on LibreMesh develop branch. These are
> > the conclusions:
> > 
> > 1) I fixed a bug related to the network configuration:
> > 
> > https://github.com/libremesh/lime-packages/commit/3163e6ed15079e2c760824c6
> > d1f81837345e2093
> > 
> > This is already comited and soon the binaries available on
> > http://repo.libremesh.org will have this patch applied (the compilation
> > process is already running).
> > 
> > 2) Good news are that I managed to create a mesh network using 802.11s.
> > In addition to `mode ieee80211s` also `proto ieee80211s` must be enabled
> > in the configuration file.
> > 
> > This is my /etc/config/lime
> > 
> > config lime network
> > 
> > 	list protocols ieee80211s
> > 	list protocols lan
> > 	list protocols anygw
> > 	list protocols batadv:%N1
> > 	list protocols bmx6:13
> > 
> > config lime wifi
> > 
> > 	list modes ieee80211s
> > 
> > Then run: lime-config && lime-apply
> > 
> > This configuration works for me and the two routers are connected.
> > 
> > 3) Bad news is that, for some point I don't understand, if "AP" is
> > enabled in addition to 80211s, the mesh point is not enabled and it does
> > not work.
> > 
> > So the right configuration (to mesh and AP at same time) would be:
> > 
> > config lime wifi
> > 
> > 	list modes ieee80211s
> > 	list modes ap
> > 	list modes apname
> > 
> > But it does not work.
> > 
> > According to "iw list" information, Mesh point + AP is possible, but I
> > think there is something wrong on LEDE. So I'll investigate a bit more
> > and talk with LEDE developers if it is an actual LEDE bug.
> > 
> > PS: add Daniel as CC, maybe he can add some extra information for the
> > resolution of this problem.
> 
> I've been in touch with neoraider and he made a fix for this:
> https://git.lede-project.org/?p=lede/neoraider/staging.git;a=commit;h=6db7dc
> d74aaf23865ff19b515daf8c534414adaf
> 
> I also updated the ticket on github, just in case you missed that.
> 
> 
> Cheers
> 
> 
> Daniel
> 
> > On 20/04/17 20:04, Ruairi Hickey wrote:
> > > On Thursday 20 April 2017 11:34:09 IST you wrote:
> > >> On 19/04/17 20:46, Ruairi Hickey wrote:
> > >>> On Wednesday 19 April 2017 19:29:59 IST Ilario Gelmetti wrote:
> > >>>> On 04/19/2017 05:25 PM, Ruairi Hickey wrote:
> > >>>>> While the mesh appears to be up and the stations can see each other
> > >>>>> there is no ip connectivity - if a client is connected to the
> > >>>>> libremesh.org
> > >>>>> via AP node d9:18:6e it can not connect to the internet / outside
> > >>>>> via AP
> > >>>>> d9:44:80.
> > >>>> 
> > >>>> Hi Ruairi!
> > >>>> Have you plugged an internet connection to a WAN port of your router?
> > >>>> If your router doesn't have a WAN port you will have to configure
> > >>>> another one as WAN (check out /etc/config/lime-example and
> > >>>> http://libremesh.org/docs/changing_network_behavior.html ).
> > >>>> If this doesn't work: can you post the content of /etc/config/network
> > >>>> on
> > >>>> your LibreMesh router?
> > >>>> And the output of the "ip address show" commend.
> > >>>> 
> > >>>>> Are there additional steps required to enable this (it works
> > >>>>> out of the box on ad- hoc) ?
> > >>>> 
> > >>>> No, it should automagically work when you plug the WAN port of the
> > >>>> LiMe
> > >>>> router into a LAN port of a router offering a DHCP server and a
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