[Bro] Netmap

Michael Shirk shirkdog.bsd at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 07:50:17 PST 2017


In the FreeBSD sense, 12-CURRENT has a recent check-in of netmap code into
the OS/Kernel, which is usable by default. You have to compile lb from the
netmap github repo.

lb compiles and works with 11-STABLE but YMMV with the use of it with the
netmap code.

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Michael Shirk
Daemon Security, Inc.
http://www.daemon-security.com

On Feb 8, 2017 10:42 AM, "Seth Hall" <seth at icir.org> wrote:

>
> > On Feb 8, 2017, at 7:52 AM, Dave Crawford <bro at pingtrip.com> wrote:
> >
> > Related to my other question on PF_Ring… I just read through Seth’s
> slides on Netmap (https://www.bro.org//bro4pros2017/Hall_Netmap_
> Bro4Pros2017.pdf) and I’m curious if it's currently a viable solution for
> production? From the slides it appears to be a much simpler implementation
> than PF_Ring, while providing the same performance as PF_Ring ZC?
>
> It is viable with the caveat that it's still a bit in development.  I've
> used it quite a bit and it's been very stable for me.   Let me know if you
> run into any trouble if you try it!
>
>  .Seth
>
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