[ovs-dev] Fwd: [ovs-discuss] Regarding open-vSwitch errors

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Thu Jan 3 16:53:02 UTC 2013


It's the same.

On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 9:36 PM, APURVA PATIL <apurvap25 at gmail.com> wrote:
> And how does that occur in Bridge networking ??
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> On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 10:19 AM, Jesse Gross <jesse at nicira.com> wrote:
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>> On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 7:48 PM, APURVA PATIL <apurvap25 at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> > On establishing the open-vSwitch connection on the host , I have a doubt
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>> > properly understanding the folloowing problems :
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>> >  I am not getting the networking details how does the host gets Internet
>> > connectivity even when the eth0 gets an IP of 0.0.0.0?
>> > Is it  through br0?
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>> Yes.
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>> > What doe up while specifying eth0 to become 0.0.0.0 specify ?
>> > How does that actually work?
>> > And how do the VMs get the Internet connectivity just by enabling the
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>> > to connect to the bridge during its installation?
>> > Means how does the VMs also get IP addresses?
>> >           Networking part is not at all understood.
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>> OVS is operating as a layer 2 switch.  The various IP stacks of the
>> host and VMs connect to ports on the switch, just like in the physical
>> world.
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> Apurva Shirish Patil
> B.Tech(I.T.)
> CoEP



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