[ovs-discuss] Openvswitch and Linux containers

Aishwarya aishu85 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 1 18:30:49 UTC 2011


Hi Jesse,

Ok. Sorry about that. I will read about KVM, Xen that you suggested, and
then get back. Thanks for your help.

On Sat, Oct 1, 2011 at 11:02 AM, Jesse Gross <jesse at nicira.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 10:18 PM, Aishwarya <aishu85 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Jesse,
> >
> > By one instance of OVS, do you mean I should only create one bridge, or
> one instance of vswitchd? Right now, I am creating only one instance of
> vswitchd on the host, but 2 bridges, one on the host for the containers to
> communicate to the.host and the other inside the container so that the vms
> can be attached to that one. Creating the second bridge is where I am facing
> an issue with the previous error. Seems like you are saying this is not
> needed. Is that correct? I will look at KVM for more information.
> >
> > I could successfully set up UML to UML communication without containers
> on a host. It's confusing because now the UMLs are created within the
> container. So, I am just wondering how the UMLs will use OVS to communicate
> if They cannot be attached to thr bridge because of the connection error.
>
> You're asking why a process running inside of a container is not able
> to make changes to something running in the root container?  Please
> take a minute to think about the purpose of containers and what I have
> already told you.  You should be able to answer this question
> yourself.
>
> You have been asked several times to do some basic research and
> thinking before posting questions, which you seem unwilling or unable
> to do.  Until that changes, I'm not interested in continuing this
> endless dialog.
>
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