[ovs-dev] [service controllers 2/3] ovs-openflowd: Fix support for multiple controllers.

Justin Pettit jpettit at nicira.com
Fri Aug 6 22:24:28 UTC 2010

On Aug 6, 2010, at 11:26 AM, Ben Pfaff wrote:

> The multiple controller support here has apparently never been tested.  I
> still haven't tested it, but I fixed a few obvious problems in the source
> code and in the manpage.

Sometimes you're a bit too honest.  :-)

> +When multiple controllers are configured, \fBovs\-openflowd\fR
> +connects to all of them simultaneously.  OpenFlow 1.0 does not specify
> +how multiple controllers coordinate in interacting with a single
> +switch, so more than one controller should be specified only if the
> +controllers are themselves designed to coordinate with each other.
> +.PP

Is it worth mentioning that one option is our multiple controller vendor extension?


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