[ovs-dev] Question about metadata matching

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Tue Aug 26 19:40:21 UTC 2014

On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 01:36:04PM -0600, Junguk Cho wrote:
> Hi, I have a simple question.
> When we use metadata as flow-rule,
> Does all traffic forward ofproto to match it because there is no match
> field in "struct sw_flow" in datapath?

No, metadata matching still allows for kernel forwarding.  There's no
need to send every packet to userspace.

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