[ns] 802.11 and Energy Model
ochipara at cse.wustl.edu
Wed Feb 18 11:16:54 PST 2004
Ali Ibrahim wrote:
Thanks for pointing this out.
>The energy consumption when the node is idle is done in:
>mac/wireless-phy.cc, the function UpdateIdleEnergy()
>If you try to turn off the node using:
>the energy model will not see it and it will calculate the energy dissipated
>as if the node is in idle mode.
Show we use a different function then?
I think this is an important issue for people working with wireless
networks. It would be good if someone that knows the details could
>Yesterday I sent a question regarding this issue, but I didnt receive any
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Octav Chipara" <ochipara at cse.wustl.edu>
>To: <ns-users at ISI.EDU>
>Sent: Wednesday, February 18, 2004 7:29 AM
>Subject: [ns] 802.11 and Energy Model
>>I was wondering how aware is the 802.11 protocol of the energy model.
>>It looked on the source code and I've seen that it deals with of
>>receive/send. However, i did not see any mention of the energy
>>consumption in the case when the node is idle. Is this case handled?
>>How? Where? Also, if I turn off the node using energy model
>>(energyModel->set_node_sleep(1)) would that have the expected result on
>>the MAC i.e. the node cannot receive/send messages but does not consume
>>Mobile Computing Laboratory <http://www.cs.wustl.edu/mobilab/>
>>Department of Computer Science & Engineering
>>Washington University in St. Louis
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