[Tinyos-help] Packet Per Second Rate, how to make it faster?

kwright at EECS.Berkeley.EDU kwright at EECS.Berkeley.EDU
Thu Jan 8 14:14:25 PST 2004

----- Original Message -----
From: Alex Pesterev <alex3d_p at yahoo.com>
Date: Thursday, January 8, 2004 1:04 pm
Subject: [Tinyos-help] Packet Per Second Rate, how to make it faster?

> Hi,
> I have a couple of questions about the packet per
> second rate. TinyOS documentation states that at 100%
> duty cycle, the motes can send 42 packets every
> second, in the newer version somewhere around 50
> packets per second (http://webs.cs.berkeley.edu/tos/).
> I don?t know how these numbers are derived. Is it
> actually possible to get that kind of speed? I made a

Nah. We just lie.

Seriously, you can achieve that but of course your mote can't be doing much else other than processing packets. I just sent out a message asking for a pointer to some testing code. I'll forward it when I get it.


> program that sends packets wirelessly to TOSBase and
> then to SerialForwarder, I achieved a maximum speed of
> 14 packets per second. Is there something I need to
> change to get the faster rate?
> Best Regards,
> Alex
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