[lime-users] setting one mesh device as gateway? (and nanostation M2 update)

Nicolas Pace nico at libre.ws
Wed May 10 16:31:07 UTC 2017


On Wed, 2017-05-10 at 15:50 +0200, Nk via lime-users wrote:
> Ok sorry so just to confirm, the options then are 

> 1] WAN to WAN and

There is no WAN-to-WAN between LibreMesh routers... this is an
unexpected behaviour, but not desired nor recommended.

> 2] LAN to LAN, and both routers can also have traditional LAN clients
> on the remaining 3 eth1 ports that receive DHCP as usual without any
> interference?

Yes, this is the default and intended behaviour.

>  At this point my setup would be the one you can find attached. If
> you confirm it works, I’ll test it out tonight. Thank you so much.

That is exactly the way you should use it!

Awesome, tell us how it went!

Regards,

> 
> Nk
> 
> On May 10, 2017, 3:37 PM +0200, Nicolas Pace <nico at libre.ws>, wrote:
> > On Wed, 2017-05-10 at 15:34 +0200, Nk via lime-users wrote:
> > > AHAHAHAH epic.
> > > 
> > > Thanks Ilario, sorry to bother. My tests were first router’s LAN
> > > to
> > > second router’s WAN, and that wasn’t working. Are you saying they
> > > should be connected LAN to LAN [as an alternative to WAN to WAN
> > > which
> > > we know works perfectly]? Wouldn’t that cause a DHCP conflict?
> >  
> > Not at all. That is the default behaviour of LibreMesh (crazy,
> > right?
> > :) ).
> > 
> > 
> > > Thank you.
> > > 
> > > Nk
> > > 
> > > On May 10, 2017, 3:33 PM +0200, Ilario Gelmetti <iochesonome at gmai
> > > l.co
> > > m>, wrote:
> > > > On 05/10/2017 02:20 PM, Nikksno via lime-users wrote:
> > > > > If I use the eth1 of the first router to mesh with other
> > > > > routers
> > > > > as
> > > > > you're suggesting, the problem is that the meshing doesn't
> > > > > seem
> > > > > to
> > > > > happen correctly, as bmx6 shows the second router's route as
> > > > > being eth1,
> > > > > but batman shows all routes to other nodes being over wlan
> > > > > mesh,
> > > > > even to
> > > > > the second router.
> > > >   
> > > > It's not lan, it's not wan...
> > > > It's BATWAN nananananananananananananananana batwaaaaaannn
> > > > 
> > > > No, seriously, I expected batman was present on ethernet LAN
> > > > interfaces...
> > > > They're also included in br-lan which is included in bat0, no?
> > > > 
> > > > Can you post these?
> > > > # brctl show
> > > > # batctl if
> > > > 
> > > > I agree with nicopace, lan to lan should work.
> > > > @devs pls? Are ethernet ports with LAN proto not used by
> > > > batman-
> > > > adv?
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