[ovs-dev] [stable 3/3] bond: New bonding mode "stable".

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Thu Apr 14 17:55:24 UTC 2011

On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 10:52:34AM -0700, Ethan Jackson wrote:
> > ?And
> > it's not just stability that this mode brings to the table, right?
> > It's additionally symmetry. ?If it was only stability that was
> > important then we could just disable rebalancing and be done with it.
> I don't fully understand this point.  There isn't additional symmetry
> beyond the happen-stance choice of the symmetric L4 hash function.
> Symmetry isn't really a requirement at any rate.  What do you mean
> precisely?
> The only requirement is giving the control some sort of consistency
> about which flows are assigned to which slave.

Perhaps I misunderstood then.  Never mind on this point, in that case.

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