[ovs-dev] [PATCH] FAQ: Add question and answer about PPP.

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Sat Feb 2 16:53:51 UTC 2013

We've had this question a few times lately.

Signed-off-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com>
 FAQ |    6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/FAQ b/FAQ
index 1a2c4f8..d94c158 100644
--- a/FAQ
+++ b/FAQ
@@ -447,6 +447,12 @@ A: Wireless base stations generally only allow packets with the source
    point, so the same problems will show up with the Linux bridge or
    any other way to do bridging.
+Q: I can't seem to add my PPP interface to an Open vSwitch bridge.
+A: PPP most commonly carries IP packets, but Open vSwitch works only
+   with Ethernet frames.  The correct way to interface PPP to an
+   Ethernet network is usually to use routing instead of switching.
 Q: Is there any documentation on the database tables and fields?
 A: Yes.  ovs-vswitchd.conf.db(5) is a comprehensive reference.

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