[ovs-dev] [PATCH] Accept the traffic marked with RARP eth_type.

Mehak Mahajan mmahajan at nicira.com
Thu Nov 1 00:14:22 UTC 2012


Hi Ben,

I have updated the documentation in NEWS and ovs-ofctl as suggested by you.
I will upload a new patch for review by you and Jesse.

thanx!
mehak

On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 4:46 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 04:22:14PM -0700, Mehak Mahajan wrote:
> > With this commit, OVS will accept the traffic with eth_type RARP.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Mehak Mahajan <mmahajan at nicira.com>
>
> The commit message and NEWS item don't explain the change very well.
> OVS has always accepted and processed RARP.  What is changed is that
> now the data in RARP messages can now be matched, in the same way that
> the data in ARP messages can.
>
> I think the ovs-ofctl manpage should be updated to also mention RARP
> in most of the places where it now mentions RARP.
>
> I think Jesse hasn't looked at this yet.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Ben.
>
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