Bug 194872 - [netmap] documentation for bridge/pkt-gen doesn't mention the updated interface format (netmap:X, vale:X) nor how to configure a specific ring
Summary: [netmap] documentation for bridge/pkt-gen doesn't mention the updated interfa...
Status: Closed FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Base System
Classification: Unclassified
Component: kern (show other bugs)
Version: CURRENT
Hardware: Any Any
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Assignee: freebsd-net (Nobody)
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Reported: 2014-11-06 23:01 UTC by Adrian Chadd
Modified: 2019-01-09 15:04 UTC (History)
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Description Adrian Chadd freebsd_committer 2014-11-06 23:01:16 UTC

The netmap documentation for pkt-gen and bridge don't include the updated interface requirements.

The netmap man page gives an example interface as 'ix0' which doesn't work. It needs to be 'netmap:ix0' .

It also doesn't make clear that the way to specify a specific ring here is 'netmap:ix0-ringid'.

I think we'd make things a lot easier to get started if the documentation for the netmap interface strings was updated in both the netmap documentation and the example tools.


Comment 1 Vincenzo Maffione freebsd_committer 2019-01-09 15:04:26 UTC
Man page fixed in HEAD.