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Name Size Revision Age Author Comment
  bin 1dcc0476 over 9 years Bob Lantz Changed to make 'output' the default log level.
  custom 0b1832dd over 10 years Brandon Heller Consolidate install script and add cmd-line opt...
  examples 54d320ce almost 10 years Bob Lantz Pass code check.
  mininet 8a7d42db over 8 years Bob Lantz Update OVS switch to use ovs-vsctl rather than ...
  util 1c0b54e5 over 8 years Bob Lantz Update OVS build suffix.
.gitignore 30 Bytes a1658810 over 10 years Brandon Heller Ignore pyc files
.pylint 8.85 KB b2ef87ae over 10 years Bob Lantz Changes to pass code check. We should check NO...
INSTALL 10.1 KB d2f9aea2 almost 9 years Bob Lantz Minor text updates in preparation for ONS release.
LICENSE 1.52 KB d990eb07 almost 9 years Bob Mininet Pre-Beta -> Mininet 1.0.0; (c) 2009-2011
Makefile 550 Bytes 2b03a115 over 9 years Bob Lantz Changed make clean to delete mnexec; added code...
README 2.69 KB d2f9aea2 almost 9 years Bob Lantz Minor text updates in preparation for ONS release.
doxygen.cfg 58 KB 8a130dea almost 10 years Bob Lantz Support for generating documentation with doxyg...
mnexec.c 2.05 KB 51a14824 over 10 years Bob Lantz Removed unused variable.
setup.py 939 Bytes 0e2a7240 over 10 years Bob Lantz Reinstate mnexec in install.

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# Date Author Comment
1c0b54e5 02/14/2012 02:47 AM Bob Lantz

Update OVS build suffix.

148a3f57 02/14/2012 02:30 AM Bob Lantz

Still dealing with install directory issues...

89962080 02/14/2012 02:19 AM Bob Lantz

dkms needs kernel headers.

7eb869af 02/14/2012 01:27 AM Bob Lantz

Force config files to be installed even if removed/edited. ;-/

2b261610 02/14/2012 01:13 AM Bob Lantz

More OVS install fixes.

e5b54a31 02/13/2012 07:35 PM Bob Lantz

Only install module manually if we built OVS from source.

a24705d7 02/13/2012 07:31 PM Bob Lantz

More controller-stopping madness.

9d275262 02/13/2012 07:26 PM Bob Lantz

sudo cp for wireshark plugin

8183cb62 02/13/2012 07:23 PM Bob Lantz

Handle libwireshark0/libwireshark1

46cffb3b 02/13/2012 07:10 PM Bob Lantz

Fixed arch detection - should be i686 rather than just 686

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README


Mininet: A Simple Virtual Testbed for OpenFlow/SDN or How to Squeeze a 1024-node OpenFlow Network onto your Laptop Mininet 1.0.0 --- Welcome to Mininet! Mininet creates OpenFlow test networks by using process-based virtualization and network namespaces. Simulated hosts (as well as switches and controllers with the user datapath) are created as processes in separate network namespaces. This allows a complete OpenFlow network to be simulated on top of a single Linux kernel. Mininet may be invoked directly from the command line, and also provides a handy Python API for creating networks of varying sizes and topologies. Mininet is currently in *limited alpha release*. We encourage you to experiment with it and hope that you will provide us with feedback on features, documentation, and how you're using it. We plan to make it available publicly via a GPL or BSD license (probably in April), but please don't distribute the code or URLs yet! The feedback you provide will help us improve Mininet for general release. In order to run Mininet, you must have: * A Linux 2.6.26 or greater kernel compiled with network namespace support enabled (see INSTALL for additional information.) * An OpenFlow implementation (either the reference user or kernel space implementations, or Open vSwitch.) Appropriate kernel modules (e.g. tun and ofdatapath for the reference kernel implementation) must be loaded. * Python, bash, ping, iperf, etc. * Root privileges (required for network device access) Currently Mininet includes: - A simple node infrastructure (Host, Switch, Controller classes) for creating virtual OpenFlow networks - A simple network infrastructure (Mininet class) supporting parametrized topologies (Topo subclasses.) For example, a tree network may be created with the command # mn --topo tree,depth=2,fanout=3 - Basic tests, including connectivity (ping) and bandwidth (iperf) - A command-line interface (CLI class) which provides useful diagnostic commands, as well as the ability to send a command to a node. For example, mininet> h11 ifconfig -a tells host h11 to run the command 'ifconfig -a' - A 'cleanup' command to get rid of junk (interfaces, processes, files in /tmp, etc.) which might be left around by Mininet or Linux. Try this if things stop working! # mn -c - Examples (in the examples/ directory) to help you get started. Batteries are not included (yet!) However, some preliminary installation notes are included in the INSTALL file. Additionally, much useful information, including a Mininet tutorial, is available on the Mininet wiki: http://openflow.org/mininet Enjoy, and good luck! --- Bob Lantz rlantz@cs.stanford.edu

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