Mininet 2.2.1 is primarily a performance improvement and bug fix release.
Batch startup has been implemented for Open vSwitch, improving startup performance.
OVS patch links have been implemented via OVSLink and
Warning! These links have serious limitations compared to virtual Ethernet pairs: they are not attached to real Linux interfaces so you cannot use
wiresharkwith them; they also cannot be used in long chains - we don’t recommend more than 64 OVSLinks, for example
--linear,64. However, they can offer significantly better performance than veth pairs, for certain configurations.
You can now easily install Mininet on a Raspberry Pi (simply by using
install.sh -a) ;-)
mnnow accepts multiple
iparguments of the form
<IP address>:<port>(in addition to
The easiest way to get started with Mininet is to download a VM image.
Download, installation, and upgrade instructions may be found at http://mininet.org/download .
Thanks to all of the Mininet contributors! A number of interesting features and improvements are already in the works for Mininet 2.3.