[ovs-discuss] OpenVswitch with Vlans.

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Wed Jan 26 06:32:49 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 10:27 PM, Ramana Reddy <gtvrreddy at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is my configuration setup:
> Machine1:
> vconfig add eth0 100
> ifconfig eth0.100 netmask
> Machine2:
> vconfig add eth0 100
> ifconfig eth0.100 netmask
> Configuration on OVS:
> ovs-vsctl add-br br0
> ovs-vsctl add-port br0 eth0
> ovs-vsctl add-port br0 eth1
> The br0 does not have any IP address.
> Now the eth0 on machine1 ( IP address can ping eth0 on
> machine2( IP address
> But when I ping with, they are not pinging each other. OVS
> simply dropping the valn packets.

This setup looks to me like it should work.  We've had some funny VLAN-related
problems with certain versions of certain Ethernet card drivers.  What driver
is used for eth0 and eth1 on the OVS machine?  What version of the driver?
What kernel version?

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