netmap and other discussions on freebsd-net: please be open minded.

Adrian Chadd adrian at
Sun May 18 23:49:17 UTC 2014


Is there a netmap list that these questions (regardless of OS) could go to?


On 18 May 2014 16:02, Luigi Rizzo <rizzo at> wrote:
> Folks, i have two requests for you:
> 1. please do not complain about questions on this list related
>    to a core network-related FreeBSD subsystem (netmap, dummynet,
>    netgraph, tcp stack...) even if they are concerned with ports
>    to Linux or other OSes or to userspace.
>    At least in principle, these topics _are_ relevant here precisely
>    because they relate to code whose main home is in the FreeBSD
>    source tree, and bugs or feature suggestions etc that may emerge
>    will directly benefit FreeBSD.
> 2. on the other hand, it would be good if people could avoid questions like
>    "give me step by step instructions on how to install/run/use X".
>    There are notes in README and Makefiles, something on the
>    web pages, and quick web searches should point you to previous
>    mailing list discussions on the same topic _before asking_.
> So in the specific case below i can understand a reply (perhaps a
> private one) saying "have you done your homework (read documentation,
> do a web search) ?", but "we only do FreeBSD here" does not sound
> right to me.
>         cheers
>         luigi
> On Sun, May 18, 2014 at 02:23:29PM +0200, XXX wrote:
>> > I am using Fedora 18 with Intel 82599 NIC.
>> .............^^^^^^^^^
>> Ask on a Linux/Fedora list then. This is a FreeBSD list.
>> > I am new to netmap and want to experiment with it in the above environment.
>> > Can somebody please advise what is the easiest way to go about the above
>> > (installation etc.) so that I can concentrate on writing the userspace
>> > programs using netmap quickly.
>> Cheers,
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