[Tinyos-help] CTP not reporting NET_C_FE_DST_MSG and NET_C_TREE_RCV_BEACON
Morten Tranberg Hansen
mth at cs.au.dk
Wed Nov 17 17:34:17 PST 2010
Thats what I thought were the arguments. Personally I like to debug CTP
independent of the application, and hence find the arrived event useful, and
for debugging purposes and less dense networks I still argue that the
receive beacon is useful.
Maybe these could be added optionally with an ifdef?
On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 10:58 AM, Philip Levis <pal at cs.stanford.edu> wrote:
> On Nov 17, 2010, at 4:45 PM, Morten Tranberg Hansen wrote:
> > Hi Om,
> > I've always wondered why CTP does not report arrived messages and
> received beacons. Over time I've found these events very useful when
> debugging CTP.
> > Is there a reason for not reporting these events? If not, see proposed
> changes below.
> It does not log receive() for data messages because the event is redundant:
> if the node is a root and receives a data packet, it signals receive().
> It does not log received beacons because, in dense networks, received
> beacon events can overload the logging system's throughput and lead to lots
> of lost log messages.
Morten Hansen, http://mortent.dk
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