[ovs-discuss] Installed open vswitch in XenServer 5.5

Reid Price reid at nicira.com
Sat May 15 07:44:16 UTC 2010


Trimmed, see inline response

On May 14, 2010, at 15:59, Jesse Gross <jesse at nicira.com> wrote:
> On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 5:58 AM, Axle Judd <aix4200 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 4:08 AM, Axle Judd <aix4200 at gmail.com> wrote:
> What i want to accomplish use this single bridge with 6 aggregated  
> NICS
> What i want to do is create a Network that i can use all NICS  
> (eth0,eth1,eth2,eth3,eth4,eth5,eth6 and eth7) - all nics are  
> connected to trunked VLAN.
> Nothing you are trying to do is specific to Open vSwitch.  You need  
> to use Xen commands, instructions for which can be found in the  
> XenServer documentation.

Perhaps you are thinking of bonding?  Xen (with and without OVS)  
supports bonding multiple NIC/PIFs together into a single bridge.  Try  
using the man pages, xe autocomplete, or google for instructions on  
how to use xe commands or xencenter to do this - it is fairly  
straightforward.

   -Reid 
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