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Preliminary Mininet Installation/Configuration Notes
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- Mininet is not currently 'installed.' If you want to install it,
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  so that you can 'import mininet', place it somewhere in your
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  does; Ubuntu doesn't. If your kernel doesn't support it, you will need
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  to build and install a kernel that does!
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- To run the iPerf test, you need to install iperf:
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- Mininet should probably be run either on a machine with
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  no other important processes, or on a virtual machine
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- To run the iperf test, you need to install iperf:
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    sudo aptitude/yum install iperf
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  Consult the appropriate example file for details.
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- To switch to the most recent OpenFlow 0.8.9 release branch (the most
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  recent one with NOX support):
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  recent one with full NOX support):
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  git checkout -b release/0.8.9 remotes/origin/release/0.8.9
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    insmod /home/openflow/openflow/datapath/linux-2.6/ofdatapath.ko 
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    modprobe tun
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- The default OpenFlow controller (controller(8)) only supports 16
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  switches! If you wish to run a network with more than 16 switches,
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  please recompile controller(8) with larger limits, or use a different
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  controller such as nox. (At the moment, unfortunately, it's not
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  easy to do so without modifying mininet.py. This will be improved
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- The reference OpenFlow controller (controller(8)) only supports 16
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  switches by default! If you wish to run a network with more than 16
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  switches, please recompile controller(8) with larger limits, or use a
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  different controller such as nox. (At the moment, unfortunately, it's
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  not easy to do so without modifying mininet.py. This will be improved
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  upon, and an example provided, in the future.)
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- For scalable configurations, you might need to increase some of your
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    # Mininet: increase routing table size
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    net.ipv4.route.max_size=32768
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