[ovs-dev] [PATCH 5/6] vswitchd: Allow user to configure controllers as "primary" or "service".

Justin Pettit jpettit at ovn.org
Tue Feb 5 20:50:16 UTC 2019


> On Oct 29, 2018, at 3:57 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:
> 
> Normally it makes sense for an active connection to be primary and a
> passive connection to be a service connection, but I've run into a corner
> case where it is better for a passive connection to be a primary
> connection.  This specific case is for use with OFtest, which expects to be
> a primary controller.  However, it also wants to reconnect frequently,
> which is slow for active connections because of the backoff; by
> configuring a passive, primary controller, OFtest can reconnect as
> frequently and as quickly as it wants, making the overall test much faster.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org>

Nice.  Have you made the necessary changes for OFtest?

Acked-by: Justin Pettit <jpettit at ovn.org>

--Justin




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