[ovs-discuss] Rate limiting on patch ports

Janis Hamme janis.hamme at student.kit.edu
Thu Feb 16 01:29:55 UTC 2012

I connected br0 and br1 using a patch port. I tried to limit the rate on
the link between br0 and br1 using this guide:

While its working well with normal ports it doesn't seem to have any
impact on patch ports. Is that a bug or is it not possible to limit the
rate of patch ports?

I'd like to implement an experimental load balancer using openflow that
uses multiple paths in a switched network. If i can't make any
constraints on the link rate between switches that would be quite
pointless ...

Any suggestions how to achieve that?

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