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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-system-iproute2" role="wrap">
9 <?dbhtml filename="iproute2.html"?>
10
11 <sect1info condition="script">
12 <productname>iproute2</productname>
13 <productnumber>&iproute2-version;</productnumber>
14 <address>&iproute2-url;</address>
15 </sect1info>
16
17 <title>IPRoute2-&iproute2-version;</title>
18
19 <indexterm zone="ch-system-iproute2">
20 <primary sortas="a-IPRoute2">IPRoute2</primary>
21 </indexterm>
22
23 <sect2 role="package">
24 <title/>
25
26 <para>The IPRoute2 package contains programs for basic and advanced IPV4-based
27 networking.</para>
28
29 <segmentedlist>
30 <segtitle>&buildtime;</segtitle>
31 <segtitle>&diskspace;</segtitle>
32
33 <seglistitem>
34 <seg>&iproute2-ch6-sbu;</seg>
35 <seg>&iproute2-ch6-du;</seg>
36 </seglistitem>
37 </segmentedlist>
38
39 </sect2>
40
41 <sect2 role="installation">
42 <title>Installation of IPRoute2</title>
43
44 <para>The <command>arpd</command> binary included in this package is
45 dependent on Berkeley DB. Because <command>arpd</command> is not a very
46 common requirement on a base Linux system, remove the dependency on Berkeley
47 DB by applying the commands below. If the <command>arpd</command> binary is
48 needed, instructions for compiling Berkeley DB can be found in the BLFS Book
49 at <ulink url="&blfs-book;server/databases.html#db"/>.
50 </para>
51
52<screen><userinput remap="pre">sed -i '/^TARGETS/s@arpd@@g' misc/Makefile
53sed -i /ARPD/d Makefile
54sed -i 's/arpd.8//' man/man8/Makefile</userinput></screen>
55
56<!-- Save as comments for now
57 <para>Remove a compiler flag that causes the compilation to fail:</para>
58<screen><userinput remap="pre">sed -i 's/-Werror//' Makefile</userinput></screen>
59
60-->
61<!--
62
63 <para>Do not build the unneeded tipc program. Transparent Inter-process
64 Communication (TIPC) is a network communications protocol for Inter-process
65 communication (IPC) that was designed for intra-cluster
66 communication.</para>
67
68<screen><userinput remap="pre">sed -i 's/tipc //' Makefile</userinput></screen>
69-->
70 <para>Compile the package:</para>
71
72<screen><userinput remap="make">make</userinput></screen>
73
74 <para>This package comes with a test suite, but due to assumptions it makes,
75 it is not possible to reliably run these tests from within the chroot
76 environment. If you wish to run these tests after booting into your new LFS
77 system, ensure you enable <filename>/proc/config.gz</filename> support
78 in your kernel (&quot;General setup&quot; -> &quot;Enable access to
79 .config through /proc/config.gz&quot; [CONFIG_IKCONFIG_PROC]), then run
80 'make alltests' from the <filename class="directory">testsuite/</filename>
81 subdirectory.</para>
82
83 <para>Install the package:</para>
84
85<screen><userinput remap="install">make DOCDIR=/usr/share/doc/iproute2-&iproute2-version; install</userinput></screen>
86
87 </sect2>
88
89 <sect2 id="contents-iproute2" role="content">
90 <title>Contents of IPRoute2</title>
91
92 <segmentedlist>
93 <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
94 <segtitle>Installed directories</segtitle>
95
96 <seglistitem>
97 <seg>bridge, ctstat (link to lnstat), genl, ifcfg, ifstat, ip, lnstat,
98 nstat, routef, routel, rtacct, rtmon, rtpr, rtstat (link to lnstat), ss,
99 and tc</seg>
100 <seg>/etc/iproute2, /usr/lib/tc, and /usr/share/doc/iproute2-&iproute2-version;,
101 </seg>
102 </seglistitem>
103 </segmentedlist>
104
105 <variablelist>
106 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
107 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
108 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
109
110 <varlistentry id="bridge">
111 <term><command>bridge</command></term>
112 <listitem>
113 <para>Configures network bridges</para>
114 <indexterm zone="ch-system-iproute2 bridge">
115 <primary sortas="b-bridge">bridge</primary>
116 </indexterm>
117 </listitem>
118 </varlistentry>
119
120 <varlistentry id="ctstat">
121 <term><command>ctstat</command></term>
122 <listitem>
123 <para>Connection status utility</para>
124 <indexterm zone="ch-system-iproute2 ctstat">
125 <primary sortas="b-ctstat">ctstat</primary>
126 </indexterm>
127 </listitem>
128 </varlistentry>
129
130 <varlistentry id="genl">
131 <term><command>genl</command></term>
132 <listitem>
133 <para></para>
134 <indexterm zone="ch-system-iproute2 genl">
135 <primary sortas="b-genl">genl</primary>
136 </indexterm>
137 </listitem>
138 </varlistentry>
139
140 <varlistentry id="ifcfg">
141 <term><command>ifcfg</command></term>
142 <listitem>
143 <para>A shell script wrapper for the <command>ip</command> command
144 [Note that it requires the <command>arping</command> and
145 <command>rdisk</command> programs from the
146 iputils package found at <ulink url="http://www.skbuff.net/iputils/"/>.]</para>
147 <indexterm zone="ch-system-iproute2 ifcfg">
148 <primary sortas="b-ifcfg">ifcfg</primary>
149 </indexterm>
150 </listitem>
151 </varlistentry>
152
153 <varlistentry id="ifstat">
154 <term><command>ifstat</command></term>
155 <listitem>
156 <para>Shows the interface statistics, including the amount of
157 transmitted and received packets by interface</para>
158 <indexterm zone="ch-system-iproute2 ifstat">
159 <primary sortas="b-ifstat">ifstat</primary>
160 </indexterm>
161 </listitem>
162 </varlistentry>
163
164 <varlistentry id="ip">
165 <term><command>ip</command></term>
166 <listitem>
167 <para>The main executable. It has several different functions:</para>
168
169 <para><command>ip link <replaceable>&lt;device&gt;</replaceable></command>
170 allows users to look at the state of devices and to make changes</para>
171
172 <para><command>ip addr</command> allows users to look at addresses and
173 their properties, add new addresses, and delete old ones</para>
174
175 <para><command>ip neighbor</command> allows users to look at neighbor
176 bindings and their properties, add new neighbor entries, and delete
177 old ones</para>
178
179 <para><command>ip rule</command> allows users to look at the routing
180 policies and change them</para>
181
182 <para><command>ip route</command> allows users to look at the routing
183 table and change routing table rules</para>
184
185 <para><command>ip tunnel</command> allows users to look at the IP
186 tunnels and their properties, and change them</para>
187
188 <para><command>ip maddr</command> allows users to look at the multicast
189 addresses and their properties, and change them</para>
190
191 <para><command>ip mroute</command> allows users to set, change, or
192 delete the multicast routing</para>
193
194 <para><command>ip monitor</command> allows users to continuously monitor
195 the state of devices, addresses and routes</para>
196 <indexterm zone="ch-system-iproute2 ip">
197 <primary sortas="b-ip">ip</primary>
198 </indexterm>
199 </listitem>
200 </varlistentry>
201
202 <varlistentry id="lnstat">
203 <term><command>lnstat</command></term>
204 <listitem>
205 <para>Provides Linux network statistics; it is a generalized and more
206 feature-complete replacement for the old <command>rtstat</command>
207 program</para>
208 <indexterm zone="ch-system-iproute2 lnstat">
209 <primary sortas="b-lnstat">lnstat</primary>
210 </indexterm>
211 </listitem>
212 </varlistentry>
213
214 <varlistentry id="nstat">
215 <term><command>nstat</command></term>
216 <listitem>
217 <para>Shows network statistics</para>
218 <indexterm zone="ch-system-iproute2 nstat">
219 <primary sortas="b-nstat">nstat</primary>
220 </indexterm>
221 </listitem>
222 </varlistentry>
223
224 <varlistentry id="routef">
225 <term><command>routef</command></term>
226 <listitem>
227 <para>A component of <command>ip route</command>. This is for flushing
228 the routing tables</para>
229 <indexterm zone="ch-system-iproute2 routef">
230 <primary sortas="b-routef">routef</primary>
231 </indexterm>
232 </listitem>
233 </varlistentry>
234
235 <varlistentry id="routel">
236 <term><command>routel</command></term>
237 <listitem>
238 <para>A component of <command>ip route</command>. This is for listing
239 the routing tables</para>
240 <indexterm zone="ch-system-iproute2 routel">
241 <primary sortas="b-routel">routel</primary>
242 </indexterm>
243 </listitem>
244 </varlistentry>
245
246 <varlistentry id="rtacct">
247 <term><command>rtacct</command></term>
248 <listitem>
249 <para>Displays the contents of
250 <filename>/proc/net/rt_acct</filename></para>
251 <indexterm zone="ch-system-iproute2 rtacct">
252 <primary sortas="b-rtacct">rtacct</primary>
253 </indexterm>
254 </listitem>
255 </varlistentry>
256
257 <varlistentry id="rtmon">
258 <term><command>rtmon</command></term>
259 <listitem>
260 <para>Route monitoring utility</para>
261 <indexterm zone="ch-system-iproute2 rtmon">
262 <primary sortas="b-rtmon">rtmon</primary>
263 </indexterm>
264 </listitem>
265 </varlistentry>
266
267 <varlistentry id="rtpr">
268 <term><command>rtpr</command></term>
269 <listitem>
270 <para>Converts the output of <command>ip -o</command> back into a
271 readable form</para>
272 <indexterm zone="ch-system-iproute2 rtpr">
273 <primary sortas="b-rtpr">rtpr</primary>
274 </indexterm>
275 </listitem>
276 </varlistentry>
277
278 <varlistentry id="rtstat">
279 <term><command>rtstat</command></term>
280 <listitem>
281 <para>Route status utility</para>
282 <indexterm zone="ch-system-iproute2 rtstat">
283 <primary sortas="b-rtstat">rtstat</primary>
284 </indexterm>
285 </listitem>
286 </varlistentry>
287
288 <varlistentry id="ss">
289 <term><command>ss</command></term>
290 <listitem>
291 <para>Similar to the <command>netstat</command> command; shows active
292 connections</para>
293 <indexterm zone="ch-system-iproute2 ss">
294 <primary sortas="b-ss">ss</primary>
295 </indexterm>
296 </listitem>
297 </varlistentry>
298
299 <varlistentry id="tc">
300 <term><command>tc</command></term>
301 <listitem>
302 <para>Traffic Controlling Executable; this is for Quality Of Service
303 (QOS) and Class Of Service (COS) implementations</para>
304
305 <para><command>tc qdisc</command> allows users to setup the queueing
306 discipline</para>
307
308 <para><command>tc class</command> allows users to setup classes based
309 on the queuing discipline scheduling</para>
310
311 <para><command>tc estimator</command> allows users to estimate the
312 network flow into a network</para>
313
314 <para><command>tc filter</command> allows users to setup the QOS/COS
315 packet filtering</para>
316
317 <para><command>tc policy</command> allows users to setup the QOS/COS
318 policies</para>
319 <indexterm zone="ch-system-iproute2 ss">
320 <primary sortas="b-tc">tc</primary>
321 </indexterm>
322 </listitem>
323 </varlistentry>
324
325 </variablelist>
326
327 </sect2>
328
329</sect1>
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