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authorSven Eckelmann <sven.eckelmann@gmx.de>2010-09-05 01:58:20 +0200
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>2010-09-05 00:29:42 -0700
commitb19ad29f553c417075ce2ad7fbd3ba85ec5f7494 (patch)
parentcbbdd7715280b92252220cbfaccfcc727b159398 (diff)
Staging: batman-adv: Start new development cycle
Version 2010.1.0 of the extra kernel module was released and thus the documentation should be updated and everything prepared for the the upcoming patchset. Signed-off-by: Sven Eckelmann <sven.eckelmann@gmx.de> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
2 files changed, 23 insertions, 24 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/staging/batman-adv/README b/drivers/staging/batman-adv/README
index 7192b7fa218..3a975fcb8ae 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/batman-adv/README
+++ b/drivers/staging/batman-adv/README
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-[state: 12-06-2010]
+[state: 04-09-2010]
@@ -67,15 +67,21 @@ All mesh wide settings can be found in batman's own interface
# ls /sys/class/net/bat0/mesh/
-# aggregate_ogm originators transtable_global vis_mode
-# orig_interval transtable_local vis_data
+# aggregated_ogms bonding orig_interval vis_mode
+There is a special folder for debugging informations:
+# ls /sys/kernel/debug/batman_adv/bat0/
+# originators socket transtable_global transtable_local
+# vis_data
Some of the files contain all sort of status information regard-
ing the mesh network. For example, you can view the table of
originators (mesh participants) with:
-# cat /sys/class/net/bat0/mesh/originators
+# cat /sys/kernel/debug/batman_adv/bat0/originators
Other files allow to change batman's behaviour to better fit your
requirements. For instance, you can check the current originator
@@ -83,7 +89,7 @@ interval (value in milliseconds which determines how often batman
sends its broadcast packets):
# cat /sys/class/net/bat0/mesh/orig_interval
-# status: 1000
+# 1000
and also change its value:
@@ -137,7 +143,7 @@ at least very similar) data.
When configured as server, you can get a topology snapshot of
your mesh:
-# cat /sys/class/net/bat0/mesh/vis_data
+# cat /sys/kernel/debug/batman_adv/bat0/vis_data
This raw output is intended to be easily parsable and convertable
with other tools. Have a look at the batctl README if you want a
@@ -181,32 +187,25 @@ enabled when compiling the batman-adv module. When building bat-
man-adv as part of kernel, use "make menuconfig" and enable the
option "B.A.T.M.A.N. debugging".
+Those additional debug messages can be accessed using a special
+file in debugfs
+# cat /sys/kernel/debug/batman_adv/bat0/log
The additional debug output is by default disabled. It can be en-
-abled either at kernel modules load time or during run time. To
-enable debug output at module load time, add the module parameter
-debug=<value>. <value> can take one of four values.
+abled during run time. Following log_levels are defined:
0 - All debug output disabled
1 - Enable messages related to routing / flooding / broadcasting
2 - Enable route or hna added / changed / deleted
3 - Enable all messages
-# modprobe batman-adv debug=2
-will load the module and enable debug messages for when routes or
-HNAs change.
-The debug output can also be changed at runtime using the file
-/sys/module/batman-adv/parameters/debug. e.g.
-# echo 2 > /sys/module/batman-adv/parameters/debug
+The debug output can be changed at runtime using the file
+/sys/class/net/bat0/mesh/log_level. e.g.
-enables debug messages for when routes or HNAs
+# echo 2 > /sys/class/net/bat0/mesh/log_level
-The debug output is sent to the kernel logs. So try dmesg, lo-
-gread, etc to see the debug messages.
+will enable debug messages for when routes or HNAs change.
diff --git a/drivers/staging/batman-adv/main.h b/drivers/staging/batman-adv/main.h
index 8513261b8a7..9b30eefacdf 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/batman-adv/main.h
+++ b/drivers/staging/batman-adv/main.h
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@
#define DRIVER_DESC "B.A.T.M.A.N. advanced"
#define DRIVER_DEVICE "batman-adv"
-#define SOURCE_VERSION "maint"
+#define SOURCE_VERSION "next"
/* B.A.T.M.A.N. parameters */