[ovs-dev] [PATCH] OVN: introduce mac_prefix support to IPAM

Aaron Conole aconole at redhat.com
Tue Oct 23 13:10:45 UTC 2018


Aaron Conole <aconole at redhat.com> writes:

> Hi Lorenzo,
>
> Lorenzo Bianconi <lorenzo.bianconi at redhat.com> writes:
>
>> Add the possibility to specify a given mac address prefix for
>> dynamically generated mac address. Mac address prefix can be
>> specified in nbdb NB_Global table, options:mac_prefix=<mac_prefix>
>> This patch fix a possible issue of L2 address duplication if
>> multiple OVN deployments share a single broadcast domain
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Lorenzo Bianconi <lorenzo.bianconi at redhat.com>
>> ---
>
> Does it make sense for the following failure to be associated with this
> patch:
>
> 2697: ovn -- ensure one gw controller restart in HA doesn't bounce the
> master FAILED (ovn.at:9568)
>
> I'm about to enable reporting 'make distcheck' errors in the bot, and
> don't want it to be spamming with a known issue.  Bala is currently
> working on factoring out upstream errors, so that will have to come
> later.
>

Okay - I've rerun the test in question on the build system, and it is no
longer failing.  Seems like it was either an ephemeral condition or some
kind of interaction with whatever was in the repository at the time.

Feel free to ignore this error.


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