[ovs-dev] Private VLAN (pvlan) support in openswitch

Pasi Kärkkäinen pasik at iki.fi
Thu Oct 15 15:06:56 UTC 2009

On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 12:10:11AM -0700, Justin Pettit wrote:
> On Oct 14, 2009, at 11:47 PM, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> >.. and I was asking because VMware's new distributed virtual switch
> >seems to support pvlans, and also the Cisco Nexus 1K virtual switch
> >supports them.
> >
> >Seems like a good way to save IP addresses..
> Hi, Pasi.  We agree that PVLANs would make a great addition, and  
> they're on our roadmap.  We have a few items that are ahead of them in  
> priority, so it's unlikely that they will be implemented by anyone at  
> Nicira within the next few months.  

Ok. Good to hear they're on the roadmap.

> However, as Ben mentioned, we will gladly accept code contributions, 
> so if anyone wants to take a crack at adding them, we'd gladly work 
> on integrating the patches.  In fact, we've been in discussions with 
> some other companies, so we should be receiving some new features from 
> external developers in the next few weeks.

That's nice!

I don't think I have time to work on this feature now.. maybe I can help
when it's time to implement it :)

Thanks for the replies.

-- Pasi

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