470RE: [BPQ32] Re: locked route links
- May 18, 2006Yes you do. I used to do this on routes the "never" changed and it came back and haunted me oneday. I just set the quality now.Ron,
From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of abertheaume
Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2006 6:02 PM
Subject: [BPQ32] Re: locked route links
I have a question regarding your method of control here. You
"This works because I lock routes for the nodes I want at
> higher values."
My question being, if you "lock" a route, don't you continue to
broadcast that route/node combination even if it is offline?
--- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, "Ron Stordahl N5IN" <ron.stordahl@...>
> No, BPQ32 does not sent connect requests. It does send node
> broadcasts however. But it's the receiving side which decides
> ones are of high enough quality to enter into it's own node tables.
> That is dependendent upon the receiving sides Locked route quality
> it has one for the node it is receiving), the default QUALITY (if
> does not have a locked one for the node it is receiving). Then for
> those subnodes it receives in such a broadcast the parm MINQUAL
> determines if such subnodes will be added to it's tables.
> I see that in my example configurations I have MINQUAL equal to
> QUALITY. I do so to strictly control what nodes end up in my nodes
> tables. This works because I lock routes for the nodes I want at
> higher values. As a result I have no nodes in my tables with a Q
> lower than QUALITY. You may not want to do it this way. I will
> test lower MINQUAL to say 168 and see how many entries I end up
> in my nodes tables...might not be too many after all.
> I was concerned at one time about too large a nodes table, but I
> that fear is not well founded.
> Ron, N5IN
> --- In BPQ32@yahoogroups.com, Mark Harloff <mharloff@> wrote:
> > If a route is locked at a high enough quality (above the
> > shouldn't the node send out a connect request (and a node list
> > broadcast) to that locked node at startup or, atleast at
> > broadcast interval' ?
> > I setup a new node partner as a locked route with a quality of
> > rebooted the switch but I don't see any attempts in the monitor
> > from my node to try to connect (or send a broadcast) to the
> > - Mark K2CAN
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