[ovs-dev] [PATCH 5/5] docs: Acknowledge in more places that localnet isn't the only option.

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Fri Mar 13 22:32:27 UTC 2020


Signed-off-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org>
---
 ovn-architecture.7.xml | 14 +++++++-------
 ovn-nb.xml             |  6 +++---
 2 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

diff --git a/ovn-architecture.7.xml b/ovn-architecture.7.xml
index 450b40ab7a8b..810937ea92cb 100644
--- a/ovn-architecture.7.xml
+++ b/ovn-architecture.7.xml
@@ -1499,10 +1499,11 @@
     the VM or container to the outside world should be processed
     completely on that VM's or container's hypervisor, eventually
     traversing a localnet port instance on that hypervisor to the
-    physical network.  Whenever possible, packets from the outside
-    world to a VM or container should be directed through the physical
-    network directly to the VM's or container's hypervisor, where the
-    packet will enter the integration bridge through a localnet port.
+    physical network or a connection to a different OVN deployment.
+    Whenever possible, packets from the outside world to a VM or
+    container should be directed through the physical network directly
+    to the VM's or container's hypervisor, where the packet will enter
+    the integration bridge through a localnet port.
   </p>
 
   <p>
@@ -1788,9 +1789,8 @@
   </p>
 
   <p>
-    If the logical router doesn't have a distributed gateway port connecting
-    to the localnet logical switch which provides external connectivity,
-    then this option is ignored by <code>OVN</code>.
+    OVN ignores this option if the logical router doesn't have a distributed
+    gateway port that provides external connectivity.
   </p>
 
   <p>
diff --git a/ovn-nb.xml b/ovn-nb.xml
index e113a9fe3f6a..2b0b045ab574 100644
--- a/ovn-nb.xml
+++ b/ovn-nb.xml
@@ -2038,9 +2038,9 @@
       <p>
         If any of these are set, this logical router port represents a
         distributed gateway port that connects this router to a
-        logical switch with a <code>localnet</code> port.  There may
-        be at most one such logical router port on each logical
-        router.
+        logical switch with a <code>localnet</code> port or a
+        connection to another OVN deployment.  There may be at most
+        one such logical router port on each logical router.
       </p>
 
       <p>
-- 
2.24.1



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