[ovs-discuss] OpenVSwitch flow forwarding

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Tue Feb 7 21:56:56 UTC 2012

On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 1:52 PM, Masoud Moshref Javadi
<masood.moshref.j at gmail.com> wrote:
> Aha, so let's see if I understood their difference correctly.
> OpenFlow tables are the ones that we can see using "ovs-ofctl dump-tables
> br0" and by default are 255 (set by ofproto_dpif) but the current
> ofproto_dpif just uses the first one. (I added a rule to the second table
> and it did not match the packet as handle_flow_miss method calls
> rule_dpif_lookup method with table_id=0 always).

It always starts off by consulting the first table but you can advance
to the other tables using the resubmit action.

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