Re: [Roll] Looking for Linux implementation of RPL for interop testing

"Turner, Randy" <> Thu, 02 April 2015 19:25 UTC

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I agree with Michael, we are looking into Linux mods for RPL as well, especially how to get RPL options outbound with every packet bound to a low pan interface -


> On Apr 2, 2015, at 2:40 PM, Michael Richardson <> wrote:
> Ralph Droms (rdroms) <> wrote:
>> Can anyone point me at an implementation of RPL for Linux that provides
>> non-storing mode operation?  I'm looking for both an LBR/DODAG root
>> implementation and an LR implementation.  THe purpose is
>> interoperability testing with an independent implementation.
> No, I can't point you at this, but I thought I'd answer about why we aren't
> seeing this yet.
> A non-storing mode implementation would require kernel implementation of the
> RH3 header in order to make work (particularly as DODAG root), and at this
> point, I'm unaware of anyone who has done that work, and it certainly isn't
> in the mainstream kernel.
> Perhaps someone out there is already working on it, and has patches.
> --
> Michael Richardson <>ca>, Sandelman Software Works
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