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by karyal
Thu Sep 24, 2009 2:17 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: BGP Crashes ROS 3.28 with routing and routing-test
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: BGP Crashes ROS 3.28 with routing and routing-test

Okay.. i dunno if it's a bug but i've serious problems with advertising my networks on 3.30: I announce a /22 and a /23 to my nexthop peer.. it works.. For some load balancing between all my peers, i'm splitting those /22 in /24 networks. On 3.24 it works.. on 3.30 it doesnt... my provider reiceves...
by karyal
Tue Sep 08, 2009 12:38 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: IPv4/IPv6 dual-stack BGP issues
Replies: 5
Views: 3572

Re: IPv4/IPv6 dual-stack BGP issues

You're making me worried! What version have you tested this filtering with? If you exlcude the route bgp crash bug that may affect you (which is not ipv6 related though), ROS 3.27 works fine with ipv6. ROS 3.30 also fixes the bgp crash bug (or at least greatly greatly reduces it, as we experienced ...
by karyal
Mon Sep 07, 2009 1:58 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: BGP Crashes ROS 3.28 with routing and routing-test
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: BGP Crashes ROS 3.28 with routing and routing-test

karyal, How was the bgp response on legacy ROS 2.9.51. does it crash like version 3 does or is it more stable???? I never used ROS 2.9.x as border bgp router, so i can tell you just that for internal bgp we had no issues (using routing-test) I would suggest you to upgrade to ROS 3.x though, you sho...
by karyal
Sun Sep 06, 2009 11:40 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: BGP Crashes ROS 3.28 with routing and routing-test
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: BGP Crashes ROS 3.28 with routing and routing-test

please post the supout to MT asasp so they will improve the routing. Done two minutes after the crash.. and they have quite a collection of our supouts from 3.23 on :D We are still quite a bit far a way from competitor but they are improving it. MT has done some wonderful steps forward since last y...
by karyal
Sun Sep 06, 2009 8:46 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: BGP Crashes ROS 3.28 with routing and routing-test
Replies: 44
Views: 6162

Re: BGP Crashes ROS 3.28 with routing and routing-test

MT has fixed the bug into the 3.30 I am testing it and seems more stable, no crashes after 3days of operation. regards Ros We just had a crash on 3.30 after some days, it's the first one on over 20 boxes, which is EXTREMELY better than before. So far 3.30 seems very stable (routing-test) and the bo...
by karyal
Sun Sep 06, 2009 8:42 pm
Forum: Forwarding Protocols
Topic: IPv4/IPv6 dual-stack BGP issues
Replies: 5
Views: 3572

Re: IPv4/IPv6 dual-stack BGP issues

Hi, Long-time Quagga user here albeit newbie RouterOS user - so please be gentle... Same path here, ROS can be confusing sometimes when you're used to Quagga :D I have recently replaced three Quagga boxes with three Mikrotik RB1000 running RouterOS 3.28; our network currently runs IPv4 and IPv4 nat...
by karyal
Tue Jun 09, 2009 12:26 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11n
Replies: 939
Views: 288313

Re: karyal

can you please send more information on the anttenna that you used were thay boght or home made?
Bought (Elboxrf)
by karyal
Fri Jun 05, 2009 9:52 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11n
Replies: 939
Views: 288313

Re: 802.11n

Nice speed with udp.You can running the test with tcp packet?Please paste the resoult.
I already posted the results with TCP :D
Nstream seems to be stable, but TCP traffic performance is not exciting as UDP ones.
Topped at 78/80 Mbps HDX no matter of the boards, way we measured and setup..
by karyal
Fri Jun 05, 2009 9:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11n
Replies: 939
Views: 288313

Re: 802.11n

Were these at any kind of distance? Tested indoors, outdoors? Thanks, Richard We tested at short distance, tried with both panels and mini-omni. same results. I was quite interested to see the max speed that could be reached in an ideal environment to move later on a bigger distance and see the imp...
by karyal
Fri Jun 05, 2009 8:25 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11n
Replies: 939
Views: 288313

Re: 802.11n

Thanks for the tests. What were your HT settings?
AMPDU: All selected
HT Extension Channel: Above Control
HT TX/RX Chains: 0 1
by karyal
Fri Jun 05, 2009 7:56 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11n
Replies: 939
Views: 288313

Re: 802.11n

full duplex UDP traffic generated from external boards test-n5-100mbit-offboard.JPG A couple of notes... tried to load balance the traffic, on external boards, by bonding two ethernet and avoiding the single ethernet 100mbps limit of FE. Traffic gets balanced equally, but still tops at 100mbps total...
by karyal
Fri Jun 05, 2009 7:43 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11n
Replies: 939
Views: 288313

Re: 802.11n

Just spent some hours testing the new radios (r52n) Single radio setup, dual antennas, cross polarized, rb433AH, 5ghz, nstream enabled Tried to show as many details as possible. Udp tx test from board to board testn2.JPG UDP rx test, board to board test-n3b.jpg UDP full duplex test test-n4b.jpg
by karyal
Tue Jun 02, 2009 8:53 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11n
Replies: 939
Views: 288313

Re: 802.11n

mp3turbo, i don't want to sound rude either, i agree with you that is a good thing to stay on-topic, but please note this is a RouterOS Wireless Networking Section, on Mikrotik forum, where some started the topic mentioning "I would be great if the first people to test the new 802.11n support in Rou...
by karyal
Tue Jun 02, 2009 5:34 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11n
Replies: 939
Views: 288313

Re: 802.11n

gentlemen, could we please DEVOTE this topic to 802.11n achievements? General talk about gigabit interfaces and sizes of board does not belong here. I agree with you on the "size", but not on the interfaces part. I think that having 802.11n being able to run at 200/300Mbps on the air is great, but ...
by karyal
Tue Jun 02, 2009 5:10 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11n
Replies: 939
Views: 288313

Re: 802.11n

This may not be the place to make a board suggestion, but it would be nice to have a gigE port option on 400 series routers for the 802.11n that is now supported. :D that's why we make the RB600 Normis, isn't the RB433AH supposed to have a faster cpu then the RB600? generally speaking my experience...
by karyal
Sat Mar 29, 2008 7:51 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Rb600 reboot fix
Replies: 47
Views: 18165

Re: Rb600 reboot fix

Please try this new BIOS. It can be installed with Xmodem transfer protocol from your terminal program (hyperterminal):

http://www.routerboard.com/files/mpc8343-2.13.fwf


Any way to do it remotely? it's easy to add on the new boards... a little bit harder on the ones already installed :o
by karyal
Sat Mar 29, 2008 7:47 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: performance decrease in rb333 v3.0?
Replies: 32
Views: 4412

Re: performance decrease in rb333 v3.0?

Is there a solution, or just send us the link for downloading the older versions... Thanx..... Hi, about my message, i can confirm that after trying with ROS 3.6 (on RB333) the link performance increased.. they're not still at the same level of rc6, but at least i can get a 47/48 mbps half duplex c...
by karyal
Wed Mar 19, 2008 3:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: new version 3.5 [updated drivers
Replies: 2
Views: 786

Re: new version 3.5 [updated drivers

I just hope it's added support for SR71 cards :D

If not, any idea when we may expect it?
thanks,
ricky
by karyal
Tue Mar 18, 2008 6:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problems with double bgp session ipv6 and ipv4
Replies: 5
Views: 1878

Re: Problems with double bgp session ipv6 and ipv4

as far i know, you are running dual stacked, but enabling this in advanced. the only thing different is that there is one BGP session both for ipv4 and ipv6. on my junos and cisco IOS i can't run 2 sessions to the same router with the same id eather... I can't tell how to do that on IOS and Junos, ...
by karyal
Tue Mar 18, 2008 6:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problems with double bgp session ipv6 and ipv4
Replies: 5
Views: 1878

Re: Problems with double bgp session ipv6 and ipv4

I wanted to know if there's no other way.. usually (for what "usually" may mean when talking about ipv6 ) your router can work in dual-stack mode, having both ipv4 and ipv6 running at the same time. Reason os pretty obvious i guess, you can keep running ipv4 and deploy ipv6. If i can't do that with ...
by karyal
Mon Mar 17, 2008 2:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problems with double bgp session ipv6 and ipv4
Replies: 5
Views: 1878

Problems with double bgp session ipv6 and ipv4

Hi, i have a small problem with bgp (ROS 3.3), when using ipv6 and ipv4 at the same time. I would establish a peer, between two routers (ROS on one, Quagga on the other one), and everything works, but just one at time.. I can estabilish and have the ipv4 session working, i can establish and have the...
by karyal
Fri Feb 15, 2008 5:44 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: performance decrease in rb333 v3.0?
Replies: 32
Views: 4412

Re: performance decrease in rb333 v3.0?

Uldis, i should be able to create the supout today.
It's no problem to create the supout for the "working" situation, but to create the second one i have to slow down one of the main backbones.
Sorry for the delay,
Ricky
by karyal
Fri Feb 15, 2008 5:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ipv6
Replies: 64
Views: 18219

Re: Ipv6

Is bgp v6 working at this time? (ROS 3.2) I'm trying to set up a session between two rb, i can assign the ip addresses to ptp links, i can ping the point-to-point, but session keeps on active state. Logged error is: 01:33:14 route,bgp,info Failed to open TCP connection: Connection refused 01:33:14 r...
by karyal
Tue Feb 12, 2008 1:11 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: performance decrease in rb333 v3.0?
Replies: 32
Views: 4412

Re: performance decrease in rb333 v3.0?

uhm... i just upgraded the main link to 3.2 (hardware is completely the same) I did not have any performance hit (i.e. throughput), but i had a huge latency increase (from 20ms to 250ms) I tried to tune up the link, but nothing changed.. i reverted one of the rb33 (the one running an sr5, second on...
by karyal
Mon Feb 11, 2008 10:47 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: performance decrease in rb333 v3.0?
Replies: 32
Views: 4412

Re: performance decrease in rb333 v3.0?

uhm... i just upgraded the main link to 3.2 (hardware is completely the same) I did not have any performance hit (i.e. throughput), but i had a huge latency increase (from 20ms to 250ms) I tried to tune up the link, but nothing changed.. i reverted one of the rb33 (the one running an sr5, second one...
by karyal
Sat Feb 02, 2008 8:50 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: performance decrease in rb333 v3.0?
Replies: 32
Views: 4412

Re: performance decrease in rb333 v3.0?

Yes I use 40Mhz channels/a.k.a turbo :) / I've got approximately 48Mbps and that by my vision is not just pretty much..it's better than I expected. MT does a good job indeed... the best performance i was able to get (with 2.9) with enough cpu, nstreme , turbo, single radio has been 82Mbit/sec UDP -...
by karyal
Mon Jan 28, 2008 11:21 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: performance decrease in rb333 v3.0?
Replies: 32
Views: 4412

Re: performance decrease in rb333 v3.0?

My boards are rev.1 so ..one of the "old ones" as the seller said. The "55mpbs" board i was mentioning are probably the first rb333 i got.. i'm not sure what revision are, but are surely one of the "old" ones I've got upto 25 bwtest and in real test not much than 33/34Mbps single connetion..I just ...
by karyal
Mon Jan 28, 2008 1:04 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: performance decrease in rb333 v3.0?
Replies: 32
Views: 4412

Re: performance decrease in rb333 v3.0?

Hi, just my two cents... one of our main links is running up to 60Mbps. Signal is not good enough to reach solid 54Mbs*2 negotiation, and is running rc6 Bandwith test on this link (tcp) reported speed is 42Mbps one way.. still when in production it runs from 55 to 60 Mbps (it's "cut" to 55 to have s...
by karyal
Mon Dec 31, 2007 9:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Allow some commands to an MT user
Replies: 1
Views: 429

Allow some commands to an MT user

Hi, is there a way to enable some commands, and only that, to an MT user?
What i need is to have a person to ssh into an mt AP and be able to run some commands, and only those (ip address add remove and print, ip route add remove and print, print the registration table and mac-telnet)
thanks,
Ricky
by karyal
Thu Nov 01, 2007 1:27 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Routerboard 600
Replies: 13
Views: 3179

Re: Routerboard 600

Any news? :D
by karyal
Mon Oct 22, 2007 1:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: No beacons on clients (AP = RB333 and V3RC6)
Replies: 2
Views: 1120

Re: No beacons on clients (AP = RB333 and V3RC6)

I can see the same here, even if not too often.. i should send a supout i guess, but didn't have time to.
by karyal
Mon Sep 24, 2007 2:22 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nsteme2 mystery
Replies: 2
Views: 652

Re: Nsteme2 mystery

torch the interface, it could be some kind of traffic between the two routers (we had this "problem" once with strange/looped bgp updates sent to the remote router)
Bye,
ricky
by karyal
Sun Sep 09, 2007 12:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BGP Filters
Replies: 7
Views: 855

Re: BGP Filters

I'm still stuck :-( I created a filter in for accept and prepen but still does not work. Any help would be great! I started using it myself... so i can help you with a sample config: On the out filter: add chain=chain-name invert-match=no action=passthrough set-bgp-prepend=6 \ comment="" disabled=n...
by karyal
Fri Sep 07, 2007 10:56 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB192 and RB333
Replies: 67
Views: 11340

Re: RB192 and RB333

i cannot confirm that, for me mac telnet is working as expected, check configuration, is /tool mac-server configuration ok?
No problem with mac-telnet here too, both with v.3 and 2.9.x devices. Tried both on ethernet and wireless.
Bye,
ricky
by karyal
Tue Sep 04, 2007 2:18 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Upgrading "expired" license - no windows
Replies: 5
Views: 1454

Re: Upgrading "expired" license - no windows

You may try to find Windows box or run with VMware to run netinstall,
I think it should be cheaper rather than buy new license (especialy when you can avoid it).
Ok, so the answer is netinstall must be used some way.. thank you!
Ricky
by karyal
Mon Sep 03, 2007 1:57 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Upgrading "expired" license - no windows
Replies: 5
Views: 1454

Re: Upgrading "expired" license - no windows

Licenses don't expire. read this for all license info; http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/All_about_licenses Ok, i was not clear enough.. i have a licence i cannot upgrade anymore (it's a 2.9.25 or 26) and as you know you can still upgrade to new version, but you need netinstall. I cannot use netinstall...
by karyal
Mon Sep 03, 2007 11:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: BGP in 3 series
Replies: 3
Views: 1534

Re: BGP in 3 series

I love this type of messages!!! COMPLETELY USELESS! We need details here - description of the network and the problem description! Simple BGP configuration ( no external feeds, just something to play with) up to 8 routers - no problems I use rc3 and rc4 on all of them. So far works here too, rb con...
by karyal
Mon Sep 03, 2007 11:13 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Upgrading "expired" license - no windows
Replies: 5
Views: 1454

Upgrading "expired" license - no windows

Hi, i know it's possible to upgrade an "expired" licence lev. 4 by using netinstall.
Is it possible to upgrade in a similar way if there is no Windows box around?
Thanks,
ricky
by karyal
Fri Aug 31, 2007 10:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: WiFi compatibility RC1,RC2 & 2.9.x
Replies: 10
Views: 2096

Re: WiFi compatibility RC1,RC2 & 2.9.x

3.0rc4 is out
... updated the boards.. seems to be fine now, thanks..
by karyal
Fri Aug 31, 2007 10:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: WiFi compatibility RC1,RC2 & 2.9.x
Replies: 10
Views: 2096

Re: WiFi compatibility RC1,RC2 & 2.9.x

you should upgrade to v3.0rc4 which will be out today and then check again.
Thanks uldis, this is very good news..
by karyal
Wed Aug 29, 2007 9:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: WiFi compatibility RC1,RC2 & 2.9.x
Replies: 10
Views: 2096

Re: WiFi compatibility RC1,RC2 & 2.9.x

Uldis, do you still need some supout? We made the first rb333 deployment yesterday and today and we run in extremely low (average less than 300kbps) throughput when combining RB532 (AP) with 2.9.x (tried 2.9.38 and 2.9.46) and RB333 with RC3. The wireless link is fine, frequency (5Ghz) does not seem...
by karyal
Fri Aug 24, 2007 3:53 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB192 and RB333
Replies: 67
Views: 11340

Re: RB192 and RB333

We just received the first batch of RB333, and as stated it has MT v.3 on (btw, it was not reported on the specs). We ordered the RB333 to use them (quite logically), but i'm a little worried by the fact that MT3 is still under development and not yet released as stable. Does it mean that current MT...
by karyal
Mon Aug 06, 2007 10:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: BGP Filters
Replies: 7
Views: 855

Re: BGP Filters

Thanks Yep, I see prepend under filters Problem is I don't knwo how to/what values need to be in a filter and where to attache it too Thanks :-) I guess you create an entry in the filters chain with just prepend selected and the value setting the times you want to prepend, and attach it to the outp...
by karyal
Mon Aug 06, 2007 12:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Strange BGP Errors
Replies: 3
Views: 679

Re: Strange BGP Errors

Nobody's ever seen this? Anyone from Mikrotik know what these messages mean?
What version are you using? we experienced some similar problems on heavy loaded RB, try 2.9.38 if you're using something else..
by karyal
Mon Aug 06, 2007 12:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: BGP "open sent"
Replies: 2
Views: 2887

Re: BGP "open sent"

Hi all, please help me! I reached the number of routers when I try to use any dynamic route. I choose iBGP. I begin to use in the first 6 routers, but some of the routers don't communicate each other. I do it when I read on help and wiki. 1., all versions >=2.9.41 2., firewalls similar, and opened ...
by karyal
Mon Aug 06, 2007 12:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: BGP Filters
Replies: 7
Views: 855

Re: BGP Filters

Equis, i don't exactly rember where it is, but you should find somewhere (either in the filters or peer options) a prepend option.. set a value, it will be used as the times your as is prepended into the announced as path (never used it, but i rebemer it was explained somewhere)..
Bye,
Ricky
by karyal
Fri Jul 27, 2007 6:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: remove-private-as
Replies: 0
Views: 396

remove-private-as

Does MT support BGP remove-private-as?
I do not seem to find it, i'd like to know if i'm missing somenthing, or is ROS :D
Thanks,
ricky
by karyal
Sun Jul 08, 2007 9:54 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WR: 304km with RouterOS + XR5 + handmade antenna
Replies: 77
Views: 62875

Re: WR: 304km with RouterOS + XR2 + handmade antenna

They have 6W amps, a stratospheric balloon 30km high, 2.4 meters dish antenna controlled by automatic tracking system using GPS, The Swedish Space Corp. partnership, 3k€ or more equipment (only motherboard + radio card, of course), 2,4GHz. 310km. We have: NO amps (600mW card lowered then to 10mW), ...
by karyal
Wed May 23, 2007 10:58 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RouterBOARD 333 AND RouterBOARD 1000 - a preview ?
Replies: 78
Views: 24487

Not many money :D
Well, it depends what is "a lot" for you :D
I'd love to go to the MUM, and i really regret missing it, but more than 2000$ just for the flight + the staying is not exactly what i would qualify as cheap :D

Bye,
Ricky
by karyal
Wed May 23, 2007 10:52 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RouterBOARD 333 AND RouterBOARD 1000 - a preview ?
Replies: 78
Views: 24487

I think Plan B is not such a good idea, because nobody has released any `availability` details yet ;) I must say i hope that availability is "very soon", as i (and i'm pretty sure i'm not the only only) do need some (much) more power than an RB532 can provide at this time. I'd love to stick to an R...
by karyal
Fri May 04, 2007 11:14 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RouterBOARD 333 AND RouterBOARD 1000 - a preview ?
Replies: 78
Views: 24487

[
I am going from Argentina to the Orlando MUM to know about this first :D
I do understand you, but after checking i followed plan B
Wait next day, and use the money saved by the plane ticket to order the routerboards :D
by karyal
Fri May 04, 2007 11:12 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11n ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1497

Orland MUM has 802.11n as one of the topics.. they may have some news :D
by karyal
Fri May 04, 2007 11:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: BGP Route Advertisement
Replies: 13
Views: 2697

Why would it say that the origin is "incomplete". Because the announcement is either generated by a static route or a connected route, not by a "network" announcement, and it's not IGP or EGP. It is normal, and not affecting anything, a part from the best route choice. Would this have anything to d...
by karyal
Thu May 03, 2007 2:15 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RouterBOARD 133/C
Replies: 9
Views: 3628

that is the reasony why it's called CPE. but anyway, you should disable some packages.
Normis, is it different just disabling or unistalling a packages?
by karyal
Wed May 02, 2007 7:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BGP Route Advertisement
Replies: 13
Views: 2697

Shouldn't you add your network to /routing bgp network?
should.. if it worked :D actually it's safer to either have it as connected or static routes..
by karyal
Wed May 02, 2007 6:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BGP Route Advertisement
Replies: 13
Views: 2697

here is what I use that works - maybe it's the prefix length that needs to be set ?
I think he's announcing ok, if it was filtered the prefix wouldn't appear in the announcements.. @ubb: can you ask your upstream to send you a list of what receives from you?
Bye
Ricky
by karyal
Wed May 02, 2007 6:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BGP Route Advertisement
Replies: 13
Views: 2697

I'll try setting nexthop-choice to force-self and see what that does. What exactly does this do for me?
sets the nexthop for the peer, so that the routes can be seen as reacheable, else they won't propagate..
by karyal
Wed May 02, 2007 3:08 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nstreme Packet size vs Jitter/Latency
Replies: 20
Views: 3164

than 30 clients but someone else with an RB532 as AP without NStreme has +50 clients associated with no problems it does make you wounder why!
Yes, i understand your point, but unfortunately i can't help , except confirm that i've found much better results without nstream :D
Bye,
Ricky
by karyal
Wed May 02, 2007 1:40 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nstreme Packet size vs Jitter/Latency
Replies: 20
Views: 3164

What does the 532 run at with 30 or so Nstreme customers? Any one running it on a 1ghz+ PC platform? I've seen a few posts from people using X86 Athlon based boards which show the same problem so don't think it's a CPU issue. I cannot comment on P-T-MP, but on P-T-P link the cpu definitely matters ...
by karyal
Wed May 02, 2007 1:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: BGP Route Advertisement
Replies: 13
Views: 2697

Re: BGP Route Advertisement

I've having a little trouble getting bgp to advertise my route. I'm not entirely sure whether the issue is on my end or if my provider is filtering me incorrectly. Before I call them, I wanted to make sure that I have things set up properly. I have a single /22 that I'm trying to advertise to my up...
by karyal
Sat Apr 28, 2007 4:27 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Avoid interferences by automatic changing frequency
Replies: 7
Views: 1370

Let us suppose that I use my MT router in indoor on channel 1 (2412), one day a neighbor install a new access point in the same channel, will my router be able to detect this interference and change frequency automatically? if yes who can it do that?? Is mikrotik scans channels all the time (i thin...
by karyal
Sat Apr 28, 2007 4:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: license - info , help
Replies: 3
Views: 756

Re: license - info , help

i have about 20 rb 500 , and 112 , that have license lvl 4 upgrade until 1 dec 2006 , or 1 jan 2007 , ofcourse cant upgrade to 2.9.42 they are 2.9.23 , 2.9.10 , 2.9.2 need new license or what ? i hope i dont need to buy new license ... how to upgrade ? You can upgrade to any 2.9.x version, but if t...
by karyal
Mon Apr 23, 2007 10:24 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 5GHz, DFS and radar-detect
Replies: 11
Views: 3453

Hi, So what would be the best configuration, in terms of frequency "distance" and scan-list settings, knowing that I have several APs on the same mast and that they could interfere themselves ? Thanks You should set the scan list in such way that you leave as many channels free to be switched with ...
by karyal
Sun Apr 22, 2007 9:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: [ASK] Downstream Bandwidth Management
Replies: 19
Views: 2908

in your example , the final result is limiting the user to 128k/128k , but cant we limit him with a simple Queue ? its easier and without any additional rules !!!! Yes, in my example you have just one rule, and simple queing fits.. but if you want to have http, pop3, and all the rest to both share ...
by karyal
Sun Apr 22, 2007 6:42 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 5GHz, DFS and radar-detect
Replies: 11
Views: 3453

hmm... Everytime I tried to test it, even when the Mini PCI card was not hooked up to an antenna, it would think it was finding a radar on every channel. I wonder why it does that for me and the earlier poster, but not for you? Maybe.. note that usually is not a good idea to run without antenna, an...
by karyal
Sun Apr 22, 2007 6:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: [ASK] Downstream Bandwidth Management
Replies: 19
Views: 2908

you mean its worthless to limit a user to as an example 128K ,while the link between my modem and the ISP is saturated with let's say 500K of the user download ? may be its true .. No i'm not :D i'm just saying is that it's not that easy to limit the user... If A is the ISP, RA is the router interf...
by karyal
Sun Apr 22, 2007 5:34 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 5GHz, DFS and radar-detect
Replies: 11
Views: 3453

Re: 5GHz, DFS and radar-detect

Do you use DFS plus Radar Detect, or just DFS?
dfs + radar
by karyal
Sun Apr 22, 2007 5:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 5GHz, DFS and radar-detect
Replies: 11
Views: 3453

Re: 5GHz, DFS and radar-detect

On the basis that, even testing in my office, when I turn on DFS, it supposedly "sees a radar" on every channel, continously moving from channel to channel in the list, never staying on one. I'm not saying that DFS itself does not work correctly. I am saying that I think it is broken in RouterOS. E...
by karyal
Sun Apr 22, 2007 4:25 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 5GHz, DFS and radar-detect
Replies: 11
Views: 3453

Re: 5GHz, DFS and radar-detect

I don't think it works correctly. On what basis? 3.1.6 Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) 3.1.6.1 Theory of the DFS declared by the manufacturer “The Equipment shall employ a Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) mechanism to detect interference from other Systems and therefore is able to avoid co-chann...
by karyal
Sun Apr 22, 2007 3:24 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 5GHz, DFS and radar-detect
Replies: 11
Views: 3453

Re: 5GHz, DFS and radar-detect

Does anyone use succesfully dfs AND radar-detect ? Depends what you mean for successfully :D Actually DFS + Radar detect is supposed to switch frequency when interference is detected on the channel is using and listen on each channel to decide where to switch. If rf environment is very busy (or if ...
by karyal
Sun Apr 22, 2007 3:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: [ASK] Downstream Bandwidth Management
Replies: 19
Views: 2908

You mean how an ISP is limiting the bandwidth you are sending them (so they are receiving it?). Beware: There's a difference between just limiting the (overall) bandwidth (this can be done more or less efficient and exact by just dropping "excess" incoming packets - the sender will start sending sl...
by karyal
Sun Apr 15, 2007 11:07 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Weird radio problem ack timeou 408us
Replies: 7
Views: 1316

Found solution, at least I think so. Some of my clients had their routers in b/g mode and had 802.11 G protection turned on. I put All the routers have got B mode only. Two clients chopped town some trees, to get again good line of sight. Those clients who have bad CCQ eg 20-50% ack will crow. But ...
by karyal
Sat Mar 17, 2007 5:19 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Rb112 lost its license
Replies: 3
Views: 1569

Rb112 lost its license

Hi, a have a problem with an Rb112 We use it for surveys, and at last reboot it showed as if it had no license.. No upgrade has been done, just a power off, and on next power on, licence seems to be lost. I do not remeber if it was a lev.3 or lev.4 (it is not important anyway, as it's used for surve...
by karyal
Tue Feb 27, 2007 12:52 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 17.1 - 17.3 Ghz
Replies: 4
Views: 1439

17.1 - 17.3 Ghz

Does anybody know if there is a way to use 17.1 - 17.3 Ghz space with an MT based device?
Thanks,
Ricky
by karyal
Fri Feb 16, 2007 2:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: 153 Routerboard
Replies: 59
Views: 8903

Yes. Please write about it! What fix will the reseller (or you) do? Can I wait it there? Will it be changed to an other type? Or what? The answer from one of the reseller has been "check you bought the board from us and send the unit back". I would like to know if it's the correct answer, as this f...
by karyal
Sat Jan 13, 2007 9:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dinamic Source Routing
Replies: 0
Views: 471

Dinamic Source Routing

Hi i would like to know if anyone has tried to do source routing on a dynamic routed network. We have 4 fiber optics access and can easily force the traffic to enter from the one we want, but i would also like to force how the traffic runs accross the wireless network and exits. One solution would b...
by karyal
Fri Jan 05, 2007 2:31 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Scanning and save to a file
Replies: 5
Views: 1481

Ricky, you can try to run snooper,
'interface wireless snooper snoop wlan1 file=12345' and specify additional options.
All this commands will cause disconnect for remotely connected nodes.
ok... i'll try..
thanks,
Ricky
by karyal
Fri Jan 05, 2007 10:54 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Scanning and save to a file
Replies: 5
Views: 1481

you are contradicting yourself. you just said that you can't use `scan tool` because everyone will disconnect. of course it will disconnect Maybe i cannot explain correctly, let's reformulate.. I need to have the report of a scan from a cpe (which is of course connected with just one radio). I can ...
by karyal
Thu Jan 04, 2007 9:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Scanning and save to a file
Replies: 5
Views: 1481

Scanning and save to a file

Hi, do you know if there is any way to have a ROS cpe to execute a scan for 10/20 seconds , dump the results to a file, and stop scanning? I have some problems with some CPE and would like to have a report of what the end user cpe "see". Of course i cannot use the scanner tool as the cpe would disco...
by karyal
Tue Dec 19, 2006 10:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 153 Routerboard
Replies: 59
Views: 8903

Hi, we have the same problem. If there is higher load the board is rebooting after some time. I will enable autosupout.rif and will send it to support... Also, i have a couple of 153 boards that seldom lock up, all 2.9.38.. One (just one) died at all.... i don't know if it can be somewhat related t...
by karyal
Mon Dec 04, 2006 12:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: 153 Routerboard
Replies: 59
Views: 8903

And, card is a CM9... i have several othe 153 out there, with no problems..
ROS was 2.9.29, upgraded to 2.9.38
Bye,
Ricky
by karyal
Mon Dec 04, 2006 12:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: 153 Routerboard
Replies: 59
Views: 8903

I use one Sparklan 5213 and one Nortel 5212 cards with RB 153. One bridge, one WDS (16 users) and two wireless clients. After upgrade to 2.9.38 and 2.6 fw, problem with hanging up dispeared, but RB resets in few minutes. I observed that time between resets depends of traffic, so there is memory pro...
by karyal
Fri Nov 24, 2006 12:24 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Ap problem on one sector - poor performance
Replies: 11
Views: 1720

karyal,
What kind of hardware do you use on the client side?
Are they mexid B/G standard?


Max
MT rb 112 + cm9

It's all 802.11a 5ghz
by karyal
Thu Nov 23, 2006 1:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: EOIP tunnel problem
Replies: 6
Views: 3802

This could indicate an MTU problem, try adjusting the MTU on you EoIP inteface to 1466 or even lower. Hotmail.com is a good place to test if your MTU is screwed, it wont show if its wrong.

thanks, i lowered the mtu to 1400 and it worked :D
by karyal
Wed Nov 22, 2006 11:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: EOIP tunnel problem
Replies: 6
Views: 3802

You need to bind the EoIP interface to one of your local interfaces via bridge before it will be linked to any physical ethernet hardware, or create routes to use the EoIP interface. Simply having it there is not enough. I have created the routes, in fact the end user is reacheable from everywhere ...
by karyal
Wed Nov 22, 2006 10:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: EOIP tunnel problem
Replies: 6
Views: 3802

Hi there Ricky,

Have you created a bridge and added the EoIP interface to it?
No.. i want to have the traffic routed through the tunnel.. i.e. i want to use the eiop tunnel as a point-to-point interface, with public ips to the end user ethernet.
Bye,
Ricky
by karyal
Wed Nov 22, 2006 11:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: EOIP tunnel problem
Replies: 6
Views: 3802

EOIP tunnel problem

Hi, i'm trying to set up an eoip tunnel for a users, he's on an external network and i need to use my addressing. I have set up the tunnel, and checked the mac address are different.. I can ping the ip on the client side of the tunnel, i can ssh to it, the user can even use the connection for some s...
by karyal
Tue Nov 21, 2006 11:35 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Ap problem on one sector - poor performance
Replies: 11
Views: 1720

Hi , but Karyal , how the traffic influence signal streght ? Bye it does not, in fact in my situation there is no signal problem at all. All the customers are connected with an -80 dbm or better. The problem is that wven with good signal performances are poor. BTW i also tried with nstream, but it ...
by karyal
Tue Nov 21, 2006 12:58 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Ap problem on one sector - poor performance
Replies: 11
Views: 1720

Hi I do have the same problems her to :-( i have 8 users on a RB532 and this is on one sector of 4 , i have tryed every chanel but no luck i have switch the antenna and coax and the radio card.... the only thing left is the RB532 card... the speed on that sector is max 512 kb to 1 mbits... the oteh...
by karyal
Tue Nov 21, 2006 12:53 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Ap problem on one sector - poor performance
Replies: 11
Views: 1720

Hi

I have identical probs , but in 2.4GHZ band. I reduce ( but no solving ) the effect switching from B to G mode ..

With 9 / 10 client every work .

what type of board you have ? And what type of card ?

Bye
rb532 - cm9
by karyal
Mon Nov 20, 2006 10:43 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Ap problem on one sector - poor performance
Replies: 11
Views: 1720

Ap problem on one sector - poor performance

Hi, i have a strange problem on a sector. Connected clients vary from under 1 km to over 20, and performances are quite poor (2 megs to the client, one meg to the ap) Radio is quite loaded, 27 clients, and sometimes ack timeout is wild, around 400 The first idea that came to my mind was there are to...
by karyal
Tue Nov 14, 2006 12:48 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: snow and signal
Replies: 4
Views: 842

Re: snow and signal

hi, I have a link on 7 km with rb112, CM9 and grid 27db. usualy, signal is -59db, but tonight I notice that signal is -77 db. Is it possible that snow is cousing that? I would allso like to know wich is minimum signal for qualitet link? Yes, link is on 5,8 GHz. Thanks... Guess it depends on how muc...
by karyal
Sun Nov 05, 2006 7:14 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Routing AP's and Nstreem Polling
Replies: 3
Views: 1165

Depending on what you are using for APs (non-mikrotik MB or Mikrotik MB) you could run up against max CPU utilization at 20 - 30Mbps (Mikrotik 5XX MB) with Nstreme protocol. We have seen in excess of 50Mbps with non-Mikrotik MB running 600mhz processors (and higher 1.7ghz PentiumM) using Nstreme an...
by karyal
Sun Oct 29, 2006 1:19 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 2.9.34 not noise meter
Replies: 1
Views: 802

Re: 2.9.34 not noise meter

post upgrade 2.9.34 no wireless noise meter??????? rb532A two nmp-8602

2.9.31 yes view noise meters on wireless
With Cm9 i can see both noise floor and signal to noise ratio.
May be related to nmp-8602

Bye,
Ricky
by karyal
Sun Oct 29, 2006 1:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: unable to use pap2[s when connected to mikrotik AP
Replies: 1
Views: 1158

Re: unable to use pap2[s when connected to mikrotik AP

Hi, New to mikrotik, I have the following network lay out Local lan ether 1 172.26.0.10 , gateway x.0.1 Wlan2 as ap bridge , 192.168.1.1 , dhcp x.100 to 150. Nat maqurade srcnat to stop p2p ip firewall forward all p2p action drop. Customers with pap2 voip adaptors are unable to register with provid...
by karyal
Sat Oct 21, 2006 6:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: poor performance whit small packets !
Replies: 25
Views: 4789

This issue with small packets surprises you? LoL, did you think it was fiberoptics? Uhm, well, i never thought to wireless as a fiber optics substitution, else no one would spend so much money to lay fibers.. I think we all know that one thing is lab test, one thing is real world.. But cuccio point...
by karyal
Wed Oct 18, 2006 9:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 10 mb internet traffic load
Replies: 4
Views: 1260

Re: 10 mb internet traffic load

I recently bought the mikrotik bundle with operating system and I am trying to replace my cisco 3600 to provide Internet services to my customer in a wireless technology. It has been tested but it seems that the traffic load won't be supported. Does anyone know if there is anything besides the rout...
by karyal
Sat Oct 07, 2006 10:50 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Packets per second, bandwidth and throughput...
Replies: 16
Views: 4769

has anyone tried using packet packer in this situation to clump packets together and lower the overall pps ?

Sam
Yes, on a congested link i tried once.. latency gets impacted, but pps (and cpu) get drammaticaly lower, with just simple aggregation, on an RB532.
Bye,
Ricky
by karyal
Sat Oct 07, 2006 10:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BGP Not Advertising other BGP Routes
Replies: 8
Views: 2773

Re: BGP Not Advertising other BGP Routes

We have redistribute connected, static and other BGP turned on for all routers. All routers are running Mikrotik 2.9.30 & 2.9.31. Same AS between three routers. The middle router sees the route from one peer but isn't advertising it to the other: /ip route print from [find gateway=6.2.52.89] 46 ADb...
by karyal
Sat Sep 30, 2006 12:35 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: terrible tx/rx speeds
Replies: 9
Views: 3286

Any thoughts on the Units not seeing one another in 5Ghz-Turbo mode?
Guess signal is too low.. with turbo mode, afaik, you can use half power for each channel.
Bye,
Ricky
by karyal
Sat Sep 30, 2006 12:34 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: terrible tx/rx speeds
Replies: 9
Views: 3286

you have too low signal to get good speed. You can send the support output files from both routers to support@mikrotik.com to check maybe there are some problems with the configuration. Well, actually this is not completely true.. with a signal of -80 you should be able to get even 15 mbps hdx (whi...
by karyal
Sat Sep 23, 2006 10:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Routing Test BGP - How do you push full routes?
Replies: 5
Views: 1506

What does the "force self" option do? Forces ip address of the announcing router as nexthop for the announced routes to the corresponding peer. The peer will discard the received routes if routes nexthop is thought as unreacheable. forcing nexthop to the point to point ip of the peer makes the next...
by karyal
Fri Sep 22, 2006 10:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routing Test BGP - How do you push full routes?
Replies: 5
Views: 1506

Re: Routing Test BGP - How do you push full routes?

I have four routers running BGP: 1. Cisco -> 2. MT 2.9.30 -> 3. MT 2.9.30 -> 4. MT 2.9.29 Router 2 gets full routes from router 1. Router 3 gets full routes from router 4. However, router 2 and router 3 do not get full routes from each other. How can I force the sending of full routes to these peer...
by karyal
Sun Sep 10, 2006 8:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routing-Test
Replies: 148
Views: 30752

You can see our network physical topology here: http://nagios.awmn.net/cgi-bin/statusmap.cgi?host=all&scaling_factor=1.0 Username/Password: awmn/awmn We are using mainly pc's. Every network node has his own AS and they are speaking each other eBGP only. There are some nodes with 2 or 3 routers that...
by karyal
Sun Sep 10, 2006 8:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Memory Usage is Very High
Replies: 5
Views: 2648

It's the webproxy

M.
With 2.9.28, if he's using routing-test it may be memory leak

Bye,
Ricky
by karyal
Thu Sep 07, 2006 2:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routing-Test
Replies: 148
Views: 30752

karyal, no, visually all things look fine, bgp states are established, and routes are exchanged normally (as far i can tell). There's no visual warning for what it happens, except if you look at Files for an autosupout.rif. Thats my case were all the routers are classic pc's with a minimum of 256MB...
by karyal
Thu Sep 07, 2006 11:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: Routing-Test
Replies: 148
Views: 30752

Well, i cathed a bgp crash on my router just few moments ago. After the bgp crash guess what...my router have stopped to send my prefix in almost all of the bgp neighbors. Only by disabling/enabling each of my bgp peer sessions, the problem has solved temporary i think. All other bgp prefixes was e...
by karyal
Tue Sep 05, 2006 3:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routing-Test
Replies: 148
Views: 30752

So, has anyone upgraded to v2.9.29 yet? Who is willing to test the waters first? <grin> done... i have it on a couple of MT since yesterday.. seems no problems so far, i can tell you for sure the memory leak is not there anymore :D Bye, Ricky After some test 2.9.29 still gave me a bad week. Peers a...
by karyal
Mon Sep 04, 2006 2:22 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: BGP on 2.9.27
Replies: 9
Views: 3312

FYI, 2.9.28 still has this issue, lose power and the BGP doesnt
always reconnect. Multiple peers in use.

Ray
Also, 2.9.28 routing-test has memory leak problems..
Bye,
Ricky
by karyal
Mon Sep 04, 2006 2:21 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: BGP on 2.9.27
Replies: 9
Views: 3312

Re: BGP on 2.9.27

BGP still has minor issues on 2.9.27. If you lose power on one of the units, it doesnt always reconnect and get routes.It requires playing with (removing and installing the peer, or rebooting the other side also). This results in isolated parts of the network sometimes up here. Any ideas or is this...
by karyal
Sun Sep 03, 2006 11:00 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB license problem
Replies: 7
Views: 2122

I'm not sure but I think the 3 years for Level 5 only came in with the "new" Level 5, that is when they moved from Level 3 to Level 4 as the basic licence. Ok. i see... last question.. i know i can then upgrade with a netinstall... from then on, can i upgrade throuh ftp or that board will be upgrad...
by karyal
Sun Sep 03, 2006 9:52 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB license problem
Replies: 7
Views: 2122

It depends on where you bought it from. The licence date is set when Mikrotik ship the boards to you or the distributor. If you bought it from a distributor, and they had had that routerboard in stock for some months before you then bought it from them then it is quite possible that the expiry date...
by karyal
Sun Sep 03, 2006 4:29 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB license problem
Replies: 7
Views: 2122

The only way to upgrade if you license period is over (after the "old" licensing scheme) is doing a netinstall, I fear...

Best regards,
Christian Meis
I see. the point is upgrade period for a level5 license bought after last november should not be expired, isn't it?
Bye,
Ricky
by karyal
Sun Sep 03, 2006 3:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BGP disappearing problems (still in 2.9.29)
Replies: 3
Views: 1409

I do not have the answer to your question but had one for you. Hi :D I Are you using a pc or routerboard? It's on a routerboard, they're used for the wireless network. I How much ram? 32 megs, but the routing tables is around 700 entries only. Free memory is about 17/19 megs, so i guess it's not an...
by karyal
Sun Sep 03, 2006 12:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BGP disappearing problems (still in 2.9.29)
Replies: 3
Views: 1409

it just happened again..
I started generating the supot file, and as soon as i gave /system sup-out and it started generating the file the bgp sessions came back up...
I'm sending it..
Bye,
Ricky
by karyal
Sun Sep 03, 2006 12:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BGP disappearing problems (still in 2.9.29)
Replies: 3
Views: 1409

BGP disappearing problems (still in 2.9.29)

Hi, 2.9.29 has fixed routing test memory leak, but i still have the annoying "loosing settings" problem. At completely (seems) random intervals all the peers and instances settings disappear, and bgp sessions of course stop working. The RB is still responsive and i can telnet to it from the neighbou...
by karyal
Sun Sep 03, 2006 12:07 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: crashin rb532 and 2.9.29
Replies: 1
Views: 1288

Re: crashin rb532 and 2.9.29

Don't know if can help, but when i had such problems (kernel failure with RB and more than a single or two radios) the problems seemed to be related to power. I've found that the solution was to avoid using mure than two cards on a single routerboard when possible (it's ok with low usage, but as it ...
by karyal
Sat Sep 02, 2006 4:02 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB license problem
Replies: 7
Views: 2122

RB license problem

Hi, i have a problem with an RB532. It's a level 5, but it reports that it is upgradable up to august 1 2006, and i cannot upgrade to 2.9.29 (i need to do so for some bgp fixes.) I was able to upgrade up to 2.9.27, and can't upgrade (ftp) to 2.9.28. Also, since i bought the first RB in october last ...
by karyal
Wed Aug 23, 2006 7:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routing-Test
Replies: 148
Views: 30752

So, has anyone upgraded to v2.9.29 yet? Who is willing to test the waters first? <grin>
done... i have it on a couple of MT since yesterday.. seems no problems so far, i can tell you for sure the memory leak is not there anymore
:D

Bye,
Ricky
by karyal
Sun Aug 20, 2006 10:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ROS 2.9.28 Routing-Test BGP memory leak?
Replies: 3
Views: 1007

Oh and if you mean if there is any difference between 2.9.28 and earlier versions config, yes, there is.
2.9.28 uses one single instance for all peer,and has force-nexthop set to self.
2.9.2x has one instance for each peer, and force-nexthop option does not exist.

Bye
Ricky
by karyal
Sun Aug 20, 2006 10:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ROS 2.9.28 Routing-Test BGP memory leak?
Replies: 3
Views: 1007

are there any configuration differences between these devices? Eugene No, not visible or wanted at least.. on every device when it's just started memory is fine.. after several hours memory drop to few megs free. I.e: You take the device and power it up.. it show around 18/20 megs free.. It imports...
by karyal
Sun Aug 20, 2006 11:33 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: power supply problems
Replies: 6
Views: 1991

Re: power supply problems

Hi, I would like to see if anybody else have a problem like our and has found the reason or a solution. We use a power supply that we by from mk/routerboard.com (18POW 18V Power Supply) and from time to time, like once a week, we have one of these supplier that dies. We have to go to the site and r...
by karyal
Sun Aug 20, 2006 11:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: ROS 2.9.28 Routing-Test BGP memory leak?
Replies: 3
Views: 1007

ROS 2.9.28 Routing-Test BGP memory leak?

Hi, today i started checking all my MT 2.9.28 boxes to try to understand a couple of things.. The first strange thing is that memory usage is abnormally different on some devices (not only between mine and the some other users, but also between mine). I had to reboot one and noticed that the amount ...
by karyal
Fri Aug 18, 2006 8:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 2.9.28 bugs
Replies: 1
Views: 945

Re: 2.9.28 bugs

In the release notes I see this: *) fixed bug - PPP, PPPoE, PPTP and L2TP on lost carrier did not correctly report disconnect cause; However this is now a problem whereas it wasn't in previous versions. PPTP tunnels are showing as connected on the server side, but client has been disconnected all n...
by karyal
Thu Aug 17, 2006 10:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MT 2.9.28 memory usage
Replies: 4
Views: 1033

Router] > sys resou print uptime: 1d16h14m57s version: "2.9.28" free-memory: 17600kB total-memory: 30440kB cpu: "MIPS 4Kc V0.10" cpu-frequency: 264MHz cpu-load: 18 Sigh.. 2.9.28 is making me crazy... two routers one has 7 megs free, the other one 17 and no visible differences in config.. WIll send ...
by karyal
Thu Aug 17, 2006 8:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MT 2.9.28 memory usage
Replies: 4
Views: 1033

MT 2.9.28 memory usage

Hi, i've just found that MT 2.9.28 uses around 25/26 memory on my 32 megs RB532, while 2.9.27 used an average of 15.
Is there anyone who noticed the same?
Bye
Ricky
by karyal
Wed Aug 16, 2006 3:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routing-Test
Replies: 148
Views: 30752

After some testing and turnin on bgp debug logging, i may have found the reason of the crashes in route aggregation.. so far the "crashing" session has been up for two hours, while before used to keep working for around 30 minutes. I noticed by debugging that the last message before disconnecting wa...
by karyal
Wed Aug 16, 2006 11:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: Routing-Test
Replies: 148
Views: 30752

I'm doing some tests and it MAY be related to a couple of things: The problem seems NOT to apper if the peers use an instance that is NOT the defult one The problem seems to apper if the router ID is set and is an ip assigned to a point to point wireless link Bye, Ricky It seems no =( now f the two...
by karyal
Tue Aug 15, 2006 11:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routing-Test
Replies: 148
Views: 30752

what does the memory situation on that 532 look like? Maybe its running low on mem and losing its brain? I've seen that happen even with 5-10mb free ... Sam I hrdly think it's a memory ,matter.. really, it does hang up this way even with just 70 or so prefix (which is MUCH less than it was i handle...
by karyal
Tue Aug 15, 2006 8:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routing-Test
Replies: 148
Views: 30752

Ok.. it's getting a little bit more annoying.. I have at least another rb532 around that is having problems with 2.9.28 and two peer (in this case the network is NOT ring-closed) BGP session went down, i mac-telnetted to the device, and /routing bgp peer print... it showed nothing... another /routin...
by karyal
Tue Aug 15, 2006 5:19 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Australia - Release of 5.47 to 5.725GHz spectrum
Replies: 10
Views: 3354

TPC is enough to comply with all the regulations in the US as well. We will look into updating our frequency lists, we'll see if it's possible. BTW is it possible to add the possibility to use turbo-mode in italy without the need of a superchannel license?. Afaik the use of turbo mode is legal, as ...
by karyal
Tue Aug 15, 2006 4:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routing-Test
Replies: 148
Views: 30752

Maybe this happens because you are receiving a route that is conflicting with a route to the other peer? If you learn a new route to your peer and accept it possibly it can't stay connected (async routing ?) or something. I don't really get what you mean for "conflicting routes". The routes receive...
by karyal
Mon Aug 14, 2006 1:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: Routing-Test
Replies: 148
Views: 30752

Can't tell yet... i'm still testing 2.9.28 before putting it in production.. So far, on three devices, no problems so far(i can' tell you anything on OSPF though) Bye, Ricky After some testing i have upgraded some routers to 2.9.28 So far no problems, i'm finally able to have multiple paths to the ...
by karyal
Fri Aug 11, 2006 8:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routing-Test
Replies: 148
Views: 30752

Seems 2.9.28 has the answer, with the force-nexthop option... Bye, Ricky How is v2.9.28 working for BGP & OSPF? Any surprises? Are routes being added and removed properly via OSPF now? Is the problem where a AS route is clearly displayed in the route table, but not working until disabled/enabled fi...
by karyal
Thu Aug 10, 2006 9:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routing-Test
Replies: 148
Views: 30752

Seems 2.9.28 has the answer, with the force-nexthop option...
Bye,
Ricky
by karyal
Wed Aug 09, 2006 7:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routing-Test
Replies: 148
Views: 30752

Multiple peer entries are okay, but you cannot use more than 1 instance. If you use more than 1 instance you end up with multiple views of the routing table that do not 'see' other instances ... it's a problem and should not be that way. ... Sam This behavior is normal,it is not a bug. AFAIK, zebra...
by karyal
Wed Aug 09, 2006 9:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Routing-Test
Replies: 148
Views: 30752

Is "set-nexthop=80.79.50.206" supposed to be on both routers filters, or was that a copy/paste issue? You want to set-nexthop as they come in, not as they go out. Maybe this is why they are getting the following: packet nexthop= <missing> weight=0 address=80.79.50.121 I set it on the incoming filte...
by karyal
Wed Aug 09, 2006 1:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Routing-Test
Replies: 148
Views: 30752

Ok, this is what happens.. this is router A config / routing filter add chain=next invert-match=no action=passthrough set-nexthop=80.79.50.206 \ comment="" disabled=no / routing bgp instance set default name="default" as=65048 router-id=80.79.49.217 \ redistribute-static=yes redistribute-connected=y...
by karyal
Wed Aug 09, 2006 12:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Routing-Test
Replies: 148
Views: 30752

You can 'filter' the routes to set-nexthop= just like in the cisco. If they are getting ignored it might be a config issue with the peer and its filter chain. We have quite a few chains that perform set-nexthop and they seem to work fine. If you need help getting it to work post some configs.[/quote...
by karyal
Wed Aug 09, 2006 12:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: Routing-Test
Replies: 148
Views: 30752

Multiple peer entries are okay, but you cannot use more than 1 instance. If you use more than 1 instance you end up with multiple views of the routing table that do not 'see' other instances ... it's a problem and should not be that way. BGP instances are there to allow different router IDs, redist...
by karyal
Tue Aug 08, 2006 10:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Routing-Test
Replies: 148
Views: 30752

2Sam: If these 2 routes are from different instances, they are not compared by BGP code (AS_PATH length does not matter). mmm thi explains a problem i have here... i've a full bgp setup, with confederations. iBGP is on the whole network (around 500 nodes, of which around 50 run ibgp and form the ne...
by karyal
Tue Jun 20, 2006 12:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RB532 Kernel panic no init found
Replies: 1
Views: 560

RB532 Kernel panic no init found

Hi, i have a boot problem with an rb532: RouterBOOT booter 1.3 RouterBoard 532 CPU frequency: 266 MHz Memory size: 32 MB Press any key within 1 seconds to enter setup. loading kernel from nand... OK setting up elf image... OK jumping to kernel code Kernel panic: No init found. Try passing init= opti...
by karyal
Sun May 28, 2006 9:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: state of the latest BGP?
Replies: 9
Views: 1707


Is there anyone with a Cisco that will allow me to peer temporarily for some 2.9.24 testing (with full routes)?

Sam
If you don't mind peering with a quagga box you can count on me..
by karyal
Sun May 28, 2006 6:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 100% CPU load ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3103

Ricky, thank you very much for your post! I was thinking about the same, to split site 2 onto two routerboards. I`ve already ordered new routerboards and SR5 cards. I had another idea too, to replace the routerboards with much powerful P4 PC`s, but.... The site 2 is on the top of a water tower wher...
by karyal
Sun May 28, 2006 1:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: 100% CPU load ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3103

No Queue is set up on boxes. I`m using WDS, as simple client interface is not bridgable. If I switch to Nstreme can I bridge that interface too? Yes Will it eat less CPU power than WDS? Thanx! No, it will use much more cpu.. i had a similar situation, with the link loosing packets, i solved by enab...
by karyal
Sun May 28, 2006 12:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: state of the latest BGP?
Replies: 9
Views: 1707

Re: state of the latest BGP?

So is anybody using the latest mikrotik advanced-routing BGP in production? I'm just curious as to what their thougts and impressions are of it and if all the kinks seem to have been worked out. I use routing-test package and I can not recommend it to use in production. Many things require reboot, ...
by karyal
Sun May 21, 2006 5:14 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CM9 vs R52 cards: what a difference?
Replies: 13
Views: 4437

It's not a bug - simply your country regulations do not allow turbo mode. change country :) Hi, i've just found out it's a little more bizarre than cm9=no turbo r52=turbo A) Some RB (all RB are 532 all ROS 2.9.23) show in menu the possibility to select 5ghz turbo mode, while some other don't. All t...
by karyal
Sun May 21, 2006 5:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Winbox support for routing-test package
Replies: 25
Views: 4812

Re: BGP routing-test problem

So, i setting up one BGP link with routing test and saw what happened: work only with "redistribute connected" - on mikrotik documentation for BGP command reference is connected and static... WHY ? need some answer here please, same problem! thanks I've just finished to set up my MT network using b...
by karyal
Mon May 08, 2006 10:25 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CM9 vs R52 cards: what a difference?
Replies: 13
Views: 4437

It's not a bug - simply your country regulations do not allow turbo mode. change country :) Sorry, but if it's so it's a a bug (either the way cm9 or the r52 is managed), since without changing country i can select turbo mode with R52 and can't with CM9. Italian regulation allows the use of turbo m...
by karyal
Mon May 08, 2006 10:01 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CM9 vs R52 cards: what a difference?
Replies: 13
Views: 4437

FYI Both cards will do "5GHz Turbo". If you are having problems then it's most likely a specific configuration issue, or a ROS-version-specific bug. Regards Guess the second one.. i could select turbo mode with cm9 (country italy) with older versions (less than 2.9.11) but i can't now, when using a...
by karyal
Sun May 07, 2006 11:30 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: CM9 vs R52 cards: what a difference?
Replies: 13
Views: 4437

Re: CM9 vs R52 cards: what a difference?

The main question - why such difference in the price? CM9 retail price - 70$, R52 retail price - 55$. By specifications functionality of both cards identical, unique difference - in names of chipsets. Somebody can explain? It depends where you buy them anyway, some distributors hav them at the same...
by karyal
Sun May 07, 2006 1:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: BIG recurrent RIP problem
Replies: 10
Views: 1603

Thanks for your reply. I currently managed 11 different with 15 Wifi relay on each. 3 of the are 100% Mikrotik, 6 are 100% linux based routers (quagga for routing) and 2 are mixed network. All this networks have 2 POP to link the network to Internet If the default route is generated by a linux rout...
by karyal
Sun May 07, 2006 12:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: BIG recurrent RIP problem
Replies: 10
Views: 1603

Re: BIG recurrent RIP problem

Router OS does not work propely it doesn't redistribute static route so you must only have local static route for your default gateway. It only redistribute connected route. It's look like a very well known problem on quagga old version. I'm using 2.9.8 to 2.9.23, I have tried routing-test but noth...
by karyal
Mon May 01, 2006 11:04 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless AP bridge
Replies: 8
Views: 1783

Re: Wireless AP bridge

Hi all, I am trying to build a simple wireless AP. I don't want it routed just a simple bridge. What I am trying to do is bridge ether1 and wlan1 and wlan2. Ether1 is hooked up to the internet. I have tried creating a bridge with ether1 and wlan1 and wlan2 in it then configuring the wlans in ap bri...
by karyal
Sun Apr 30, 2006 12:15 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WDS & WEP compatibility
Replies: 13
Views: 2633

Re: WDS & WEP compatibility

Is Mikrotik WDS and/or WEP encryption compatible with other devices ? I use mainly two units for client-side (or possible WDS hop) 1) Senao 3054 g units 2) D-Link DWL-2100AP Thanks I cannot tell for those equipment, but i have an MT box that is doing wep+wds (with CM9 at 2.4) for 10 Linksys wrt54g ...
by karyal
Mon Apr 24, 2006 9:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BGP prefix-list
Replies: 12
Views: 4096

Thanks to the people in the forum, i've solved the bgp problem =)
I have the first nodes in test now..
Thanks again
Ricky
by karyal
Wed Apr 19, 2006 7:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 2.9.20 "System rebooted because of kernel failure"
Replies: 4
Views: 1166

Re: 2.9.20 "System rebooted because of kernel failure&q

2.9.20 "System rebooted because of kernel failure" I have recieved confirmation from MT that they are working on this problem. We have this .20 version rolled out to maybe 10 routers and have seen the kernel error on 3 of them so far. The routers reboot or the routers lock up. There needs to be bet...
by karyal
Sun Apr 16, 2006 11:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: unable to make bgp redistribute routes (2.9.20 routing-test)
Replies: 4
Views: 884

Without spending too much time .. I'd check the second instance on router B. . . you have { add name="192.168.3.1" } - but you are not using this instance in a peer, so both peers on router B are using the same router-id instead of the ones you want. ok, so i should create an instance for any peer?...
by karyal
Sat Apr 15, 2006 11:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: unable to make bgp redistribute routes (2.9.20 routing-test)
Replies: 4
Views: 884

Post /routing configs for each router otherwise we'll all be shooting in the dark trying to guess how you have it configured. Sam Yup... here's is it (actual state after all the different tests) I'm pretty sure is something i'm missing but i cannot find what =/ I did try with almost any options (in...
by karyal
Sat Apr 15, 2006 11:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: unable to make bgp redistribute routes (2.9.20 routing-test)
Replies: 4
Views: 884

unable to make bgp redistribute routes (2.9.20 routing-test)

Hi, i'm trying to solve a bgp configuration problem.. I have three routerboard, A,B and C A is connected to B, B is connected to A and C, C is connected to B I've set up a bgp session between A and B, B and A, B and C, C and B, and are established. I've set redistribution of connected, static routes...
by karyal
Mon Apr 10, 2006 2:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: BGP prefix-list
Replies: 12
Views: 4096

Yep, OSPF and iBGP work in routing-test. We suggest you to use it instead of regular routing package. Hi Eugene, i upgraded to 2.9.19 and enabled the routing-test package. I'm testing in lab, but i cannot seem to let the things work, and i feel a lack of documentation.. I'm trying to do iBGP, i'm q...
by karyal
Sat Apr 01, 2006 11:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BGP prefix-list
Replies: 12
Views: 4096

as said - the test package will eventually become the normal package. we do not update the normal package anymore. just try to pretend that it does not say `test` in it's name and it will work :) Hi Normis, i'm in the very uncomfortable position of having a fairly large wireless network to manage (...
by karyal
Sun Mar 12, 2006 11:27 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New RouterBoard 100
Replies: 34
Views: 8408

but first you have to test the RB100, they are almost as good as the RB511 - only cheaper and smaller. If you are using RB511 now, then RB112 will also be good for your needs I understood that RB512 would have been discontinued too.. did i get this wrong? it would be very good news for us to know t...
by karyal
Fri Feb 17, 2006 12:06 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Advice needed on installation methods
Replies: 1
Views: 867

Advice needed on installation methods

Hi, i would like to ask a suggestion on how to ease the installation of CPE by non technical people. I do not like Osbridge products and decided to use MT routerboard for the CPE side too, but i miss one of the advantage of Osbridge: i could send the cpe to the user and he could just point the devic...
by karyal
Thu Feb 16, 2006 11:58 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Questions about nstream
Replies: 1
Views: 1116

Questions about nstream

Hi, after using MT in quite a legacy way (ap-bridge, with wds creating point-to-point links) i started to test nstream to see if i could get any improvement on the speed. I must say that i'm quite happy of the links but i never get more that 12/14 mbit per second usually. What seems quite strange to...
by karyal
Mon Feb 13, 2006 2:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Dinamic Routing protocol- which one?
Replies: 3
Views: 1202

Hi, yes you can rely on BGP as long as you keep it running inside your network with no filters. OSPF is not reliable yet. Thanks, i see. with no filters you mean with no filters applied by mt, right? I really cannot send a full table to the rb =) I'll filter the announcements sent to the RB by the ...
by karyal
Sun Feb 12, 2006 11:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Dinamic Routing protocol- which one?
Replies: 3
Views: 1202

Dinamic Routing protocol- which one?

Hi, we have a wireless network quickly growing, and at this time i'm using rip. everything runs fine, but knowing RIP limitation i would like to switch to OSPF. I started to look at the forum, and i understand that ospf under MT is not stable.. Is this correct or it's just a wrong impression? i'm st...
by karyal
Sat Nov 12, 2005 12:49 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Mikrotik point-to-point using wds
Replies: 0
Views: 1249

Mikrotik point-to-point using wds

Hi, i've just started using Mikrotik (well, trying to, i should say), and i need to integrate it into a working network based on Linksys WRTs. I needed to use 5Ghz for long distance link so i decided to buy a couple of Mikrotik routers. I have no problem into linkink the two devices bridged, one as ...