[ovs-dev] IEEE 802.1Q in Openvswitch !

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Wed Jun 27 13:55:28 UTC 2018

On Wed, Jun 27, 2018 at 03:11:07PM +0530, rakesh kumar wrote:
> Thanks Ben,
> *OVS doesn't do anything special with it.  It treats it like any
> otherfield.*
> Could you please elaborate the above mentioned point.
> My intention here was to know how OVS  Queue the traffic(*Packets*) at port
> which are coming from datapath(kernel space), it would really help me if
> you point out the file name in OVS which handles the Queue mechanism .

Queuing in OVS doesn't have anything to do with 802.1Q.

OVS queues packets to userspace via netlink sockets.

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