[ovs-discuss] xenServer and openVswitch 1.0.99

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Sat Feb 4 02:18:40 UTC 2012


On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 4:29 PM, Juan Tellez <juan at embrane.com> wrote:
> Jesse,
>
>> I don't really see anything in the information that you've given that
>> indicates OVS is the one dropping packets
>
> We do not see the same problem with the Linux Bridge, and we want to use the vswitch.
>
> Is it possible that ovs disrupts long living TCP connections in the presence of many short flows? The long living connections experience long 10-15s delays caused by excessive packet drops after running for about 16 hours.

As I mentioned, all indications point to netback so you need to be
talking to those guys.

> Again .. I'm looking for the possibility that is an already fixed bug in 1.2, 1.3 or 1.4.

If you believe that's the case, please go ahead and try a more recent version.



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