[Make-wifi-fast] Fastest way to setup netperf and flent?

Valent Turkovic valent at otvorenamreza.org
Wed Sep 4 06:34:27 EDT 2019

Just a small correction, there is one step before ./configure, and full
procedure to compile netperf is:

   $ git clone git at github.com:HewlettPackard/netperf.git
   $ cd netperf
   $ ./autogen.sh
   $ ./configure --enable-demo
   $ make
   $ sudo make install


On Wed, Sep 4, 2019 at 12:32 PM Louie Lu <me at louie.lu> wrote:

> Hi Valent,
> You will need to build netperf from source:
>    https://github.com/HewlettPackard/netperf
>    $ ./configure --enable-demo
>    $ make
>    $ make install
> You may need to install devel package first (compiler ...etc)
> Then you should get the netperf that enable the demo mode
> Best Regards,
> Louie.
> Valent Turkovic <valent at otvorenamreza.org> 於 2019年9月4日 週三 下午5:37寫道:
>> Hi all,
>> what is the easiest way to get flent and netperf running?
>> I'm helping one student with his paper which is comparing effect of AQM
>> protocols, and I suggested that he uses flent and netperf. He contacted me
>> and said that he had problems with running netperf, I tought that it was
>> only his lack of linux knowledge and that I'll get him unstuck really fast.
>> I'm a Fedora user and I tried all Fedora and CentOS rpm packages I found
>> for netperf and all of them are missing correct compile option and give
>> this error:
>> ERROR: Runner TCP upload BE failed check: /usr/bin/netperf does not
>> support demo mode.
>> Seams that Fedora packages didn't read instructions for compiling and
>> I'll contact them and let them know.
>> So now I'm looking for your experience and to point me in the right
>> direction. Should I try some version of Ubuntu or Arch?
>> Thanks!
>> Valent.
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