[Tinyos-devel] protocols and ActiveMessageAddress.changed

Eric Decker cire831 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 28 00:54:37 PDT 2009

On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 8:38 PM, Omprakash Gnawali <gnawali at usc.edu> wrote:

> Should protocols such as CTP continue to work if the am address is changed?
> What are the minimum conditions/events under which protocols should just
> work?
> If that set of conditions is too large it might be too much burden.
> Here are some repercussions:
> FTSP - information who the root could be invalid. could force new election.
> CTP - have to flush the link/routing table. Other nodes might have to
> wait for state expiration.
> MultihopLQI - invalid parent information.
> Drip - conflicts in <nodeid,seq>
> etc.
> Should these protocols just boot up when ActiveMessageAddress.changed
> is signaled?

Is there a difference between booting up and reinitilizing?

I assume you mean reinitilizing/invalidating current state when changed is


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Eric B. Decker
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Autonomous Systems Lab
Jack Baskin School of Engineering
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