[ovs-dev] [patch_ports 3/4] ofproto-dpif: Implement patch ports in userspace.
blp at nicira.com
Wed Jan 16 23:38:32 UTC 2013
On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 07:50:16PM -0800, Ethan Jackson wrote:
> This commit moves responsibility for implementing patch ports from
> the datapath to ofproto-dpif. There are two main reasons to do
> The first is a matter of design: ofproto-dpif both has more
> information than the datapath, and is better suited to handle the
> complexity required to implement patch ports.
> The second is performance. My setup is a virtual machine with two
> basic learning bridges connected by patch ports. I used
> ovs-benchmark to ping the virtual router IP residing outside the
> VM. Over a 60 second run, "ovs-benchmark rate" improves from
> 14618.1 to 19311.9 transactions per second, or a 32% improvement.
> Similarly, "ovs-benchmark latency" improves from 6ms to 4ms.
> Signed-off-by: Ethan Jackson <ethan at nicira.com>
I get lots of rejects against current master, would you mind rebasing
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