[Freedombox-discuss] Serval Mesh Extenders
Am 11.07.2013 23:45, schrieb Paul Gardner-Stephen:
> Hi All,
> The idea is that it uses the UHF packet radio to mesh over greater
> distances than is possible with Wi-Fi, the trade-off being lower
> In general, we find that the UHF packet radio has a range of about 10x
> that of Wi-Fi when deployed indoors with omni-directional antennae.
> This means it has a range of about a block in a suburban or urban
> setting compared with Wi-Fi's range of about one house or apartment.
Awsome progress Paul , i am following your progress for some time, what
you think about this " bug/ feature"
> However, some mesh proponents say Google is unnecessarily hampering
> their efforts because it does not support the device-to-device mode of
> Wi-Fi chips in its Android software (a complaint registered with
> Google as "Android bug #82
> <https://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=82>"). That means
> before a device can become an active part of a mesh network, a user
> must bypass Android's security controls, or "root" the device, by
> installing special software. Unrooted devices can use connectivity
> provided by a mesh network, but they can't help expand its coverage.
Is it possible to run it in a virualized enviroment ? i see debian and
openwrt directorys in there.
and MeshMS is very interesting too ;)
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