[Chilli] Multiple Instances of Coova

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Wed Nov 18 08:43:09 UTC 2009

On 11/18/09 09:30 , Thomas Liske wrote:
> Hi,
> here are my experience on using coova-chilli 1.0.14-1 with different vlans:
> Devinder Singh wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have a situation where i need to run multiple instances of Coova on
>> a PC. For example each time i run an instance of Coova i want to use a
>> different config file. How can i assign coova to use different config
>> file when it runs as multiple instance.
> I'd the same problem here and managed it by customizing the init.d
> script to support multiple configuration files. I'd to use different
> uamuiports on each instance, since chilli opens the port listening on
> IP_ANY - so the second instance could not open the port and did refused
> starting.

Same here. I also simplified things by removing all logic to assemble 
various small files into a configuration file as well. The whole 
configuration file is still very simple, so I did not see the point of 
generating it.

>> /etc/init.d/chilli start --conf/palette/conf2 --ieee8021q
> What does/should the --ieee8021q parameter do?

VLAN tagging support. Personally I do that outside of chilli using the 
standard Linux tools.


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