[ovs-discuss] Running OVS with VLAN tagged ports inside a ESXi host

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Tue Dec 18 20:22:10 UTC 2012


Can you please explain carefully what does and does not work?  I do
not understand.

On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 08:56:24PM +0100, Endre Karlson wrote:
> Sorry Ben, it was supposed to go here the last e-mail.
> 
> Any further clues ?
> 
> Endre.
> 
> >
> > 2012/12/17 Endre Karlson <endre.karlson at gmail.com>
> >
> >> Uhm, it's not on the physical host it doesn't work, it's on the virtual
> >> node... #cmp** are the nodes that actually work.
> >>
> >> Endre.
> >>
> >>
> >> 2012/12/17 Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com>
> >>
> >>> I don't know a specific reason why that wouldn't work, but it's not
> >>> widely tested.  As an experiment, you might want to try using the Open
> >>> vSwitch bonding implementation instead of Linux bonding.
> >>>
> >>> On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 10:36:35PM +0100, Endre Karlson wrote:
> >>> > bond0, it's a standard Linux bonding interface.
> >>> >
> >>> > 2012/12/17 Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com>
> >>> >
> >>> > > On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 10:22:34PM +0100, Endre Karlson wrote:
> >>> > > > My compute nodes:
> >>> > > > # cmp01
> >>> > > > 0cf75e38-70e9-4e30-af01-52db13e8ea22
> >>> > > >     Bridge br-int
> >>> > > >         Port "qvof7c07a40-7a"
> >>> > > >             tag: 1
> >>> > > >             Interface "qvof7c07a40-7a"
> >>> > > >         Port int-br-virtual
> >>> > > >             Interface int-br-virtual
> >>> > > >         Port br-int
> >>> > > >             Interface br-int
> >>> > > >                 type: internal
> >>> > > >     Bridge br-ex
> >>> > > >         Port br-ex
> >>> > > >             Interface br-ex
> >>> > > >                 type: internal
> >>> > > >     Bridge br-virtual
> >>> > > >         Port br-virtual
> >>> > > >             Interface br-virtual
> >>> > > >                 type: internal
> >>> > > >         Port "vlan61"
> >>> > > >             tag: 61
> >>> > > >             Interface "vlan61"
> >>> > > >                 type: internal
> >>> > > >         Port phy-br-virtual
> >>> > > >             Interface phy-br-virtual
> >>> > > >         Port "bond0"
> >>> > > >             Interface "bond0"
> >>> > > >     ovs_version: "1.4.0+build0"
> >>> > >
> >>> > > OK, where do packets come in and out of the physical box?  Is it
> >>> > > through bond0?  What kind of interface is bond0?  It doesn't look
> >>> like
> >>> > > it's an Open vSwitch bond, since it has only one Interface.
> >>> > >
> >>>
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