[ovs-dev] TOS for BFD packets

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Mon Oct 16 17:42:36 UTC 2017


On Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 04:32:45PM +0000, Venkatesan Pradeep wrote:
> BFD packets are being sent with tos = IPTOS_LOWDELAY |
> IPTOS_THROUGHPUT which would put them in the best-effort class. It
> would be better if we send with tos = IPTOS_PREC_INTERNETCONTROL so
> that they can be appropriately prioritized in the network.

Is that common practice for other BFD implementations?  If so, then I
agree that OVS should follow it also.


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