[ovs-dev] [PATCH] Change in openvswitch kernel module to support MPLS label depth of 3 in ingress direction.
martinvarghesenokia at gmail.com
Mon Oct 21 04:08:29 UTC 2019
On Sun, Oct 20, 2019 at 12:07:06PM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 20, 2019 at 07:55:32PM +0530, Martin Varghese wrote:
> > From: Martin Varghese <martin.varghese at nokia.com>
> > The openvswitch kernel module was supporting a MPLS label depth of 1
> > in the ingress direction though the userspace OVS supports a max depth
> > of 3 labels. This change enables openvswitch module to support a max
> > depth of 3 labels in the ingress.
> > Signed-off-by: Martin Varghese <martin.varghese at nokia.com>
> Thanks for the patch!
> Usually, for kernel module changes, the workflow is to submit the change
> upstream to the Linux kernel first ("upstream first"). Then, afterward,
> we backport the upstream changes into the OVS repository.
> I see that you have CCed this to the Linux kernel networking list
> (netdev) but the patch itself is against the OVS repo. Probably, if you
> want to get reviews from netdev, you should instead post a patch against
> the net-next repository.
> Thanks again for working to improve Open vSwitch.
Thankyou for your mail.
The same changes are being discussed in netdev at vger.kernel.org.
Along with this patch, V2 of kernel patch for net-next repo is also submitted.
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