Netmap Library not getting installed on custom kernel installation

Olivier Cochard-Labbé olivier at
Thu Dec 17 14:18:43 UTC 2020

On Wed, Dec 16, 2020 at 9:53 PM Vincenzo Maffione <vmaffione at>

> On a side note, the netmap tools (pkt-gen, bridge, lb, etc.) should really
> be a port. Another TODO item.
There is already one port for an old version of pkt-gen:

And here is a custom port's patch to upgrade this port to a not-so-old
version including a quick&dirty range bug fix (cleaner version
fresh-from-today official netmap github), and adding a new option to
prevent doing software IP & UDP checksum by default (because it consumes a
lot of ressource on 40G or 100G NIC and Chelsio NIC are able to do hardware
checksum in netmap mode):



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