[riot-devel] Border-router and multicast

Martine Lenders authmillenon at gmail.com
Mon May 9 16:01:44 CEST 2016

Hi Baptiste,
are you sending from your Linux host or your border router? Because
`ff02::1` is link-local and should not be forwarded by a border router. Try
set-up a multicast address with a broader scope than link-local at your
nodes, e.g.

ifconfig 7 add ff04::1

And try if that works.


2016-05-09 15:44 GMT+02:00 Baptiste Clenet <bapclenet at gmail.com>:

> Hi,
> My set up:
> Linux -> board A (border router)         board B (gnrc_networking)
> I've set up the border router, I can ping board B by changing fe80 by
> 2001:db8:: inside Linux, but I used the multicast address ff02::1 to
> send frames to all my nodes and this does not work. How can I do that
> with the border router? (send frames to all my nodes from linux and
> not by using the shell of the border router)
> Cheers,
> --
> Baptiste
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