[ovs-dev] [RFC] Proposal for enhanced select groups

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Wed Aug 27 20:03:53 UTC 2014


On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 11:51 AM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 10:26:14AM +0900, Simon Horman wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 08:30:08AM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
>> > On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 09:19:41PM +0900, Simon Horman wrote:
>> What we would like to do is to provide something generally useful
>> which may be used as appropriate to:
>
> I'm going to skip past these ideas, which do sound interesting, because
> I think that they're more for Pravin and Jesse than for me.  I hope that
> they will provide some reactions to them.

For the hardware offloading piece in particular, I would take a look
at the discussion that has been going on in the netdev mailing list. I
think the general consensus (to the extent that there is one) is that
the hardware offload interface should be a block outside of OVS and
then OVS (mostly likely from userspace) configures it.



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