[ovs-dev] [PATCH v5 0/3] Use VLANs for VLAN packets redirected to a gateway chassis

Anil Venkata anilvenkata at redhat.com
Mon Jun 25 07:33:29 UTC 2018

On Sat, Jun 16, 2018 at 12:05 AM, Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 07, 2018 at 02:59:46PM +0530, vkommadi at redhat.com wrote:
> > From: Venkata Anil <vkommadi at redhat.com>
> >
> > This patch avoids tunneling and instead uses source tenant vlan network
> > across hypervisors for traffic from vlan network on local hypervisor
> > towards gateway hypervisor hosting redirect chassiss port.
> >
> > On the local hypervisor, when the packet enters logical router ingress
> > pipeline from tenant vlan network, router will set REGBIT_NAT_REDIRECT
> > and redirect the packet to gateway hypervisor, which is hosting the
> > chassis redirect port, using tenant vlan network.
> > Packet travelling across hypervisors will have source vlan tag and
> > distributed gateway port MAC as destination MAC (other packet data
> > unchanged).
> >
> > Gateway hypervisor will check the vlan tag and destination MAC and
> > resubmit it to router logical ingress pipeline for routing and finding
> > the logical output port(i.e it treats this packet as coming from the
> > local patch port connected to tenant vlan network for routing).
> >
> > No changes done for return path as return path to source hypervisor
> > always uses tenant vlan networks.
> Thanks a lot for revising the patch series.
> We've had a lot of churn in ovn-controller over the last week, and it
> has caused some patch rejects for this patch series.  Would you mind
> rebasing and reposting it?

Thanks Ben. Sorry for the delay, I was on vacation. I will rebase it now.


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