netmap: how to bridge 2 eth?

Adrian Chadd adrian at freebsd.org
Mon May 5 08:47:33 UTC 2014


Hi,

I think you're asking the wrong group for help. This is for FreeBSD
support, not Netmap-on-Linux support.

Good luck though!


-a


On 2 May 2014 23:44, upyzl <zj262144 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all
>
> I'm doing to implement a simple openflow-based software switch(not same as
> OVS, much simpler to OVS)
> and I choose netmap for the network framework
>
> Now I try to do a simplest thing:
>
> there's 3 VMs, all are Ubuntu 12.04.4 x64
> 2 act as hosts, other 1 act as switch
>
> topo:  [host1] eth0 ----- eth0 [switch] eth1 ----- eth0 [host2]
>
> I want to bridge switch's eth0&eth1 (like "brctl" in linux), then host1
> ping host2
>
> the problem is, how to bridge using netmap?
>
> I tried example "bridge" in netmap project(git clone
> https://code.google.com/p/netmap/):
> ./bridge -i netmap:eth0 -i netmap:eth1
> then host1 ping to host2
> but pinging result is "Destination Host Unreachable" (if using brctl,
> pinging is fine)
>
> Then I tried vale-ctl
> but i dont know how to use it...
> e.g.
> ./vale-ctl -a eth0
> show
> "eth0: Invalid argument"
>
> could anyone help me?
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