[Babel-users] Babel at WBM and "hoping over the same channel is evil"

Juliusz Chroboczek Juliusz.Chroboczek at pps.jussieu.fr
Wed Apr 22 23:08:48 UTC 2009

> http://hackerspace.be/wbm2009#toc8

Mmmm... purty pictures.

> http://hackerspace.be/local--files/wbm2009/babel_0.94-1zoo_mips.ipk
> I still need to test the radio isolation, but the perfomance is much
> better then anything you can achieve with hoping on the same radio
> interface.

Please use 0.95 instead of 0.94.  0.94 has some stupid bugs with link
quality estimation, you'll get unstable routing with it, and I won't be
able to use your results.

By the way, for anyone interested in understanding what all of that is
about, please check


If you want to know why it's difficult to do right,


and if you want to understand why it's possible in Babel but not in OLSR
to do approximations of their metric, check the Babel draft, section


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