[Netkit.users] installing Open vSwitch in Netkit
agarwal1975 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 9 00:02:59 CEST 2010
Ah.. thanks. I also realized a potentially easier way to do all this. I
simply compiled a kernel using the Makefile provided by Netkit. This
generates the files I need in:
and I don't have to apply the patches myself. However, my machines crash on
boot up with this kernel. I guess that's a new thread.
On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 3:21 PM, Massimo Rimondini
<rimondin at dia.uniroma3.it>wrote:
> Dear Ashish,
> I meant a vanilla kernel, which is the clean package provided on the
> official web site:
> This is where the Netkit kernel actually starts from.
> Debian packages for kernel headers sometimes contain customizations and may
> be restricted to specific version numbers, as you have noticed.
> On 09/08/2010 08:55 PM, Ashish Agarwal wrote:
> I posted to the debian-users list, and apparently there is no kernel with
> version 18.104.22.168. Indeed, this is apparently not even the versioning scheme
> used by Debian. So I'm confused. Can someone please tell me exactly where to
> get the necessary header files? Thank you.
> On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 10:35 AM, Ashish Agarwal <agarwal1975 at gmail.com>wrote:
>> ~# apt-get install linux-headers-22.214.171.124
>> Reading package lists... Done
>> Building dependency tree
>> Reading state information... Done
>> E: Couldn't find package linux-headers-126.96.36.199
>> Which package do I need?
>> On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 3:58 AM, Massimo Rimondini <
>> rimondin at dia.uniroma3.it> wrote:
>>> Dear Ashish,
>>> indeed, kernel headers are not distributed with Netkit.
>>> However, you can obtain them by getting a vanilla kernel package with
>>> matching version number (188.8.131.52) and by applying the patches from the
>>> applicable directory of the Netkit kernel package.
>>> From: netkit.users-bounces at list.dia.uniroma3.it
>>> [mailto:netkit.users-bounces at list.dia.uniroma3.it] On Behalf Of Ashish
>>> Sent: Tuesday, September 07, 2010 10:00 PM
>>> To: Users of the Netkit Network Emulation System
>>> Subject: Re: [Netkit.users] installing Open vSwitch in Netkit
>>> To clarify, uname -r on my netkit machine gives 184.108.40.206-netkit-K2.8.
>>> I'm assuming that the standard linux headers are not what I need.
>>> On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 3:18 PM, Ashish Agarwal <agarwal1975 at gmail.com>
>>> I am trying to install Open vSwitch  into a Netkit image. Their build
>>> script requires me to specify the path to the kernel build directory,
>>> usually /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build. However, there is no such
>>> in the images distributed by Netkit. Does anyone know how I can get these
>>> files? Thank you.
>>>  http://openvswitch.org/
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>>> Netkit.users at list.dia.uniroma3.it
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