Roaming of clients between gateways of clusters of a wireless mesh network

  • US 20070192506A1
  • Filed: 02/15/2006
  • Published: 08/16/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/15/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of a wireless mesh network gateway aging a client route, the wireless mesh network gateway being connected to an aggregation router, comprising:

  • the mesh network gateway assigning a cost function corresponding with a client route an initial value when the mesh network gateway installs the client route;

    the mesh network gateway aging the client route by incrementing the cost function over time;

    the mesh network gateway updating the aggregation router with the cost function every time the cost function changes value.

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