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# $Id: README 11691 2012-08-12 21:32:37Z luigi $
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This directory contains a port of ipfw and dummynet to Linux and Windows.
This version of ipfw and dummynet is called "ipfw3" as it is the
third major rewrite of the code.  The source code here comes straight
from FreeBSD (roughly the version in HEAD as of February 2010),
plus some glue code and headers written from scratch.  Unless
specified otherwise, all the code here is under a BSD license.

Specific build instructions are below, and in general produce

	a kernel module,	ipfw_mod.ko (ipfw.sys on windows)
	a userland program,	/sbin/ipfw (ipfw.exe on windows)

which you need to install on your system.

CREDITS:
    Luigi Rizzo (main design and development)
    Marta Carbone (Linux and Planetlab ports)
    Riccardo Panicucci (modular scheduler support)
    Francesco Magno (Windows port)
    Fabio Checconi (the QFQ scheduler)
    Funding from Universita` di Pisa (NETOS project),
	European Commission (ONELAB2 project)
	ACM SIGCOMM (Sigcomm Community Projects Award, April 2012)
    
------ INSTALL/REMOVE INSTRUCTIONS ------

Linux
    INSTALL:
	# Do the following as root
	insmod ./dummynet2/ipfw_mod.ko
	cp ipfw/ipfw /usr/local/sbin
    REMOVE:
	rmmod ipfw_mod.ko

OpenWRT
    INSTALL:	# use the correct name for your system
	opkg install  kmod-ipfw3_2.4.35.4-brcm-2.4-1_mipsel.ipk #install
	ls -l ls -l /lib/modules/2.4.35.4/ipfw*     # check
	insmod /lib/modules/2.4.35.4/ipfw_mod.o     # load the module
	/lib/modules/2.4.35.4/ipfw show             # launch the userspace tool
    REMOVE:
	rmmod ipfw_mod.o                            # remove the module

Windows:
    A pre-built version is in binary/ and binary64/ directories.

    INSTALL THE NDIS DRIVER
	- open the configuration panel for the network card in use
	  (right click on the icon on the SYSTRAY, or go to
	  Control Panel -> Network and select one card)
	- click on Properties->Install->Service->Add
	- click on 'Driver Disk' and select 'netipfw.inf' in this folder
	- select 'ipfw+dummynet' which is the only service you should see
	- click accept on the warnings for the installation of an unsigned
	  driver (roughly twice per existing network card)

	Now you are ready to use the emulator. To configure it, open a 'cmd'
	window (REMEMBER to run it as Administrator)
	and you can use the ipfw command from the command line.
	Otherwise click on the 'TESTME.bat' which is a batch program that
	runs various tests.
	REMEMBER: you need to run ipfw as administrator.

    REMOVE:
	- select a network card as above.
	- click on Properties
	- select 'ipfw+dummynet'
	- click on 'Remove'


------ BUILD INSTRUCTIONS ------

+ Windows 32 bit and 64 bit (XP, Windows7)

    To build your own version of the package you need:
	- cygwin, http://www.cygwin.com/ with base packages, make,
	  c compiler, possibly an editor and subversion.
	  This is used to build the userspace control program, ipfw.exe

	- Microsoft Windows Driver Kit Version 7.1.0, available from
	    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=11800
	    (ISO image, GRMWDK_EN_7600_1.ISO)
	  This is used to build the kernel module.

	- optionally, DbgView if you want to see diagnostics coming from
	  the kernel module. You can find it at

	    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896647.aspx

    Check the Makefile in the root directory to make sure that the WDK is
    installed in the place indicated by DRIVE and DDKDIR variables
    (otherwise pass the correct values to the Makefile).
    Open a shell from cygwin, move to this directory, and run "make" for
    the 32-bit version, "make win64" for the 64 bit version.
    This will produce in the binary/ or binary64/ directory the
    following files:
	ipfw.exe (you also need cygwin1.dll)
	ipfw.sys (an NDIS intermediate filter driver)
	netipfw.inf and netipfw_m.inf (installer files)

    Cross compilation of the userland side under FreeBSD is possible with
	gmake TCC=`pwd`/tcc-0.9.25-bsd/win32 CC=`pwd`/tcc-0.9.25-bsd/win32/bin/wintcc
    (wintcc is a custom version of tcc which produces Windows code)

    NOTE: the 64-bit version is compiled as a 32-bit executable for userspace,
	with appropriate changes to produce 64-bit pointers.
	The kernel module is built using the MSC 'build' utility instead
	of 'make'. THE MODULE IS NOT SIGNED.
    IMPORTANT: Windows 64-bit will not load unsigned kernel modules unless
	you boot with 'F8' and disable checks for signed modules.

***** Linux 2.6 and above ******

	make [KSRC=/path/to/linux USRDIR=/path/to/usr]

    where the two variables are optional an point to the linux kernel
    sources and the /usr directory. Defaults are USRDIR=/usr and
    KSRC=/lib/modules/`uname -r`/build 	--- XXX check ?

    NOTE: make sure CONFIG_NETFILTER is enabled in the kernel
    configuration file. You need the ncurses devel library,
    that can be installed according your distro with:
	apt-get install ncurses-dev	# for debian based distro
	yum -y install ncurses-dev	# for fedora based distro
    You can enable CONFIG_NETFILTER by doing:
    
	"(cd ${KSRC}; make menuconfig)"

    and enabling the option listed below:

        Networking --->
	    Networking options  --->
              [*] Network packet filtering framework (Netfilter)

    If you have not yet compiled your kernel source, you need to
    prepare the build environment:

	(cd $(KSRC); make oldconfig; make prepare; make scripts)

***** Linux 2.4.x *****

    Almost as above, with an additional VER=2.4

	make VER=2.4 KSRC=...

    For 2.4, if KSRC is not specified then we use
    	KSRC ?= /usr/src/`uname -r`/build

    You need to follow the same instruction for the 2.6 kernel, enabling
    netfilter in the kernel options:

    Networking options  --->
      [*] Network packet filtering (replaces ipchains)

***** Openwrt package *****

    (Tested with kamikaze_8.09.1 and Linux 2.4)

    + Download and extract the OpenWrt package, e.g.

	wget http://downloads.openwrt.org/kamikaze/8.09.1/kamikaze_8.09.1_source.tar.bz2
	tar xvjf kamikaze_8.09.1_source.tar.bz2

    + move to the directory with the OpenWrt sources (the one that
      contains Config.in, rules.mk ...)

	cd kamikaze_8.09.1

    + Optional: Add support for 1ms resolution.

	By default OpenWRT kernel is compiled with HZ=100; this implies
        that all timeouts are rounded to 10ms, too coarse for dummynet.
        The file 020-mips-hz1000.patch contains a kernel patch to build
	a kernel with HZ=1000 (i.e. 1ms resolution) as in Linux/FreeBSD.
        To apply this patch, go in the kernel source directory and
        patch the kernel

		cd build_dir/linux-brcm-2.4/linux-2.4.35.4
		cat $IPFW3_SOURCES/020-mips-hz1000.patch | patch -p0

	where IPFW3_SOURCES contains the ipfw3 source code.
	Now, the next kernel recompilation will use the right HZ value

    + Optional: to be sure that the tools are working, make a first
      build as follows:

	- run "make menuconfig" and set the correct target device,
	  drivers, and so on;
	- run "make" to do the build

    + Add ipfw3 to the openwrt package, as follows:

      - copy the code from this directory to the place used for the build:

		cp -Rp /path_to_ipfw3 ../ipfw3; 

	If you want, you can fetch a newer version from the web
	(cd ..; rm -rf ipfw3; \
	wget http://info.iet.unipi.it/~luigi/dummynet/ipfw3-latest.tgz;\
	tar xvzf ipfw3-latest.tgz)

      - run the following commands:
	(mkdir package/ipfw3; \
	cp ../ipfw3/Makefile.openwrt package/ipfw3/Makefile)

	to create the package/ipfw3 directory in the OpenWrt source
	directory, and copy Makefile.openwrt to package/ipfw3/Makefile ;

      - if necessary, edit package/ipfw3/Makefile and set IPFW_DIR to point to
	the directory ipfw3, which contains the sources;

      - run "make menuconfig" and select kmod-ipfw3 as a module <M> in
	    Kernel Modules -> Other modules -> kmod-ipfw3 

      - run "make" to build the package, "make V=99" for verbose build.

      - to modify the code, assuming you are in directory "kamikaze_8.09.1"
	
	(cd ../ipfw3 && vi ...the files you are interested in )
	rm -rf build_dir/linux-brcm-2.4/kmod-ipfw3
	make package/ipfw3/compile V=99

    The resulting package is located in bin/packages/mipsel/kmod-ipfw3*,
    upload the file and install on the target system, as follows:

    opkg install  kmod-ipfw3_2.4.35.4-brcm-2.4-1_mipsel.ipk #install
    ls -l ls -l /lib/modules/2.4.35.4/ipfw*     # check
    insmod /lib/modules/2.4.35.4/ipfw_mod.o     # load the module
    /lib/modules/2.4.35.4/ipfw show             # launch the userspace tool
    rmmod ipfw_mod.o                            # remove the module

***** PLANETLAB BUILD (within a slice) *****
These instruction can be used by PlanetLab developers to compile
the dummynet module on a node. To install the module on the node
users need root access in root context.  PlanetLab users that want
to use the dummynet package should ask to PlanetLab support for
nodes with dummynet emulation capabilities.

    Follow the instructions below. You can just cut&paste

	# install the various tools if not available
	sudo yum -y install subversion rpm-build rpm-devel m4 redhat-rpm-config make gcc
	# new build installation requires the gnupg package
	sudo yum -y install gnupg
	# the linux kernel and the ipfw source can be fetched by git
	sudo yum -y install git

	# create and move to a work directory
	mkdir -p test
	# extract a planetlab distribution to directory XYZ
	(cd test; git clone git://git.onelab.eu/build ./XYZ)
	# download the specfiles and do some patching.
	# Results are into SPEC/ (takes 5 minutes)
	(cd test/XYZ; make stage1=true PLDISTRO=onelab)
	# Building the slice code is fast, the root code takes longer
	# as it needs to rebuild the whole kernel
	(cd test/XYZ; sudo make ipfwslice PLDISTRO=onelab)
	(cd test/XYZ; sudo make ipfwroot PLDISTRO=onelab)

    The kernel dependency phase is a bit time consuming, but does not
    need to be redone if we are changing the ipfw sources only.
    To clean up the code do
	(cd test/XYZ; sudo make ipfwroot-clean ipfwslice-clean)
    then after you have updated the repository again
	(cd test/XYZ; sudo make ipfwslice ipfwroot)

--- References
[1] https://svn.planet-lab.org/wiki/VserverCentos
[2] http://wiki.linux-vserver.org/Installation_on_CentOS
[3] http://mirror.centos.org/centos/5/isos/
[4] More information are in /build/README* files