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Table 7 Comparison between different IEEE 802.11-based multiradio/multichannel WMNs implementations.

From: WING/WORLD: An Open Experimental Toolkit for the Design and Deployment of IEEE 802.11-Based Wireless Mesh Networks Testbeds

  Hyacinth MCL/DCA-MCL DMesh ROMA WING/WORLD WING/WORLD 2.0
Project Type Academic Academic Academic Academic Academic
License GPL/BSD MSR-SSLA n.a. n.a. BSD
OS GNU/Linux MS Windows XP GNU/Linux GNU/Linux GNU/Linux
Routing Protocol Spanning tree MR-LQSR DOLSR ROMA SRCR MR-SRCR
Routing Metric Hop-count, Residual Link Capacity WCETT ETT SIM ETT WCETT
Management No No No No Web-based management dashboard Decentralized network monitoring and management
QoS support No No No No Yes (DiffServ) Yes (DiffServ)
Users management No No No No WPA-PSK, Access Controller (CoovaChilli)*
  1. external RADIUS server is required for full Authentication, Authorization, and Account (AAA) services.