[ovs-dev] [PATCH net-next v3 0/2] openvswitch: add IPv6 tunneling support

Jiri Benc jbenc at redhat.com
Mon Oct 5 11:09:45 UTC 2015


This builds on the previous work that added IPv6 support to lwtunnels and
adds IPv6 tunneling support to ovs.

To use IPv6 tunneling, there needs to be a metadata based tunnel net_device
created and added to the ovs bridge. Currently, only vxlan is supported by
the kernel, with geneve to follow shortly. There's no need nor intent to add
a support for this into the vport-vxlan (etc.) compat layer.
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v3: dropped the last two patches added in v2.

Jiri Benc (2):
  openvswitch: add tunnel protocol to sw_flow_key
  openvswitch: netlink attributes for IPv6 tunneling

 include/uapi/linux/openvswitch.h |   2 +
 net/openvswitch/flow.c           |   4 +-
 net/openvswitch/flow.h           |   1 +
 net/openvswitch/flow_netlink.c   | 129 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++------------
 net/openvswitch/flow_table.c     |   2 +-
 5 files changed, 97 insertions(+), 41 deletions(-)

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