Re: [BPQ32] Re: locked route links
What do you 'set the quality now' to ?
Please let us know the Global and 'locked' settings and how you chose
those. That would be a big help.
- Mark K2CAN
David Calder wrote:
> Yes you do. I used to do this on routes the "never" changed and
> it came back and haunted me one
> day. I just set the quality now.
> David Calder
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> From: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BPQ32@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
> Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2006 6:02 PM
> To: BPQ32@yahoogroups.com
> 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."
> <end snip>
> My question being, if you "lock" a route, don't you continue to
> broadcast that route/node combination even if it is offline?
> Art, N9ZZK
> --- 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
> as a
>> 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
> the 'node
>>> broadcast interval' ?
>>> I setup a new node partner as a locked route with a quality of
> 255 and
>>> 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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