Monthly Archives: July 2012

RetroChallenge 2012 – Designated Router

Did the work tonight to make the router become the Designated Router and send the Ethernet Router Hello┬ámessage to the All End Nodes address when it is the designated router, and to stop doing so if it stops being the … Continue reading

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RetroChallenge 2012 – Refactoring

I have been away a bit and not had my development environment available to carry on, so I decided to do some refactoring and attempt some other small but important changes while I was away. The changes were to add … Continue reading

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Retrochallenge 2012 – Adjacency Staying Up

I have been cleaning up the code and checking the specification for the Ethernet Router Hello message to make sure I have implemented it fully. In doing so I realised that I was not setting the router information in the … Continue reading

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Retrochallenge 2012 – Adjacency Up

I have been working on the Ethernet Router Hello message. After fixing some problems with the lengths I was putting in the message I finally worked out why my simulated VAX780 was not “seeing” my router node. It was because … Continue reading

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Retrochallenge 2012 – Getting Started

After thinking about it many times, I thought this time around I would enter RetroChallenge. My project is probably going to be a bit longer than the month allowed and I am not sure how much time I am going … Continue reading

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