|author||Jozsef Kadlecsik <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2010-06-29 21:14:40 +0200|
|committer||Jozsef Kadlecsik <email@example.com>||2010-06-29 21:14:40 +0200|
ipset 5: Sparc related and compatibility fixesv5.0-pre5
ipset 5 is tested on Sparc, which revealed some compatibility issues and those are fixed. Kernels from 2.6.31 onward are supported. The testsuite checkings are completed to run match/target checks. The README file is updated to reflect the requirements to install and run ipset 5.
Diffstat (limited to 'README')
1 files changed, 18 insertions, 5 deletions
@@ -1,20 +1,25 @@
This is the ipset source tree. Follow these steps to install ipset:
-0. You need the source tree of your kernel (version >= 2.6.16)
- and it have to be configured, modules compiled.
+0. You need the source tree of your kernel (version >= 2.6.31)
+ and it have to be configured, modules compiled. Please apply
+ the netlink.patch against your kernel tree (with kernel <= 188.8.131.52
+ please use the patch netlink.patch-184.108.40.206). Recompile and
+ install the patched kernel.
-1. Initialize the environment
+1. Initialize the compiling environment for ipset
2. Run `./configure` and then compile the ipset binary and the kernel
+ The ipset source code depends on the libmnl library.
Configure parameters can be used to to override the default path
to the kernel source tree (/lib/modules/`uname -r`/build),
the maximum number of sets (256), the default hash sizes (1024)
or disable the extra compiler warning flags if your compiler
- does not support all of them.
+ does not support all of them. See `./configure --help`.
@@ -25,7 +30,15 @@ This is the ipset source tree. Follow these steps to install ipset:
# make install
# make modules_install
- After installing the modules, you can run the testsuite as well:
+ After installing the modules, you can run the testsuite as well.
+ Please note, several assumptions must be met for the testsuite:
+ - no sets defined
+ - iptables/ip6tables rules are not set up
+ - the destination for kernel logs is /var/log/kern.log
+ - the networks 10.255.255.0/24 and 1002:1002:1002:1002::/64
+ are not in use
+ - sendip utility is installed
# make tests