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BATMAN-Advanced Setup

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Revision as of 16:54, 26 February 2011 by Jdar (talk | contribs) (updating with HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE EXPLICITNESS)

Compile and install BATMAN-Advanced

Download batman-adv and batctl. Standard "make && sudo make install".

If no interface "wlan0" exists, check for a different wireless interface using 'ifconfig -a'

Setup ad-Hoc network

  1. Disable NetworkManager
    1. Fedora:
      # /etc/init.d/NetworkManager stop
    2. Ubuntu:
      # stop network-manager
  2. Disable the firewall
    1. # iptables -F
  3. # ifconfig wlan0 down
  4. # iwconfig wlan0 mode ad-hoc essid hacdc-batman channel 8
  5. # ifconfig wlan0 up

Setup BATMAN-Advanced

In the unpacked 'batman-adv' directory:

  1. # insmod batman-adv.ko
  2. # ./batctl if add wlan0
  3. # ifconfig wlan0 mtu 1527
  4. # echo bat0 > /sys/class/net/wlan0/batman_adv/mesh_iface
  5. # cat /sys/class/net/wlan0/batman_adv/iface_status
    Should read "active".
  6. # ifconfig wlan0 0.0.0.0
    ???