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

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Wed Oct 31 23:46:09 UTC 2012


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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