[ovs-dev] [PATCH 0/4] ovn: Schema modification for DPDK/userspace tunneling support in OVN-Openstack integration.

Russell Bryant rbryant at redhat.com
Tue Aug 25 19:19:30 UTC 2015

On 08/25/2015 06:16 AM, Chandran, Sugesh wrote:
> Hi Ben,
> This patchset is for enabling Openstack to deploy a VM on a compute
> node with right parameters. Currently Openstack-Neutron cannot get
> the compute node information such as datapath type(system/netdev) and
> supported port types from OVN. The proposed schema changes is for
> exposing these information to Neutron so that it knows the networking
> capabilities of each node and Nova could start the VM on that node
> accordingly. ODL is also exposing these information to the Neutron
> for the same purpose.

I don't think OVN will care.  I get that OpenStack needs to care.  It's
not clear to me why the information has to flow through so many layers,
though.  It seems like this could be handled entirely in Nova.

Do you have a good reference that documents the expected workflow in
more detail?

Russell Bryant

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