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       rip98d - Send and receive RIP98 routing messages


       rip98d [-d] [-l] [-r] [-t interval] [-v]


       The  RIP98  routing  protocol  was devised by John Wiseman G8BPQ as an alternative to both
       traditional RIP and RSPF for use in an RF environment.  Its main advantage  is  that  each
       routing  element  only  takes  six  bytes and is therefore much more efficient in terms of
       bandwidth than other routing protocols.

       In operation rip98d that each neighbour that also uses RIP98 must be listed. RIP98 is  not
       a  broadcast  protocol  and  each  neighbour is individually contacted. Any incoming RIP98
       message is  also  validated  against  this  list.  The  list  of  neighbours  is  held  in
       /etc/ax25/rip98d.conf,  and  each line is either the name or the dotted decimal IP address
       of the neighbour.

       The time interval between RIP98 transmissions is set to one  hour  by  default  but  other
       intervals  can  be  set  with  the  -t  option.  The routes advertised and received can be
       restricted by the -r option which only allows processing of addresses. At present
       rip98d is under development and any feedback on its operation would be welcome.


       -d              Set debugging on. Information is only output if the logging option is also

       -l              Enable logging to the system log, the default is off.

       -r              Restricts the transmitting and receiving of routes to  (44.x.x.x)
                       addresses only.

       -t interval     The  time  interval between routing broadcasts, in minutes. The default is
                       60 minutes.

       -v              Display the version.




       rip98.conf(5), arp(8), ifconfig(8), route(8).


       Jonathan Naylor G4KLX <>