[ovs-discuss] VLAN tagging errors

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Fri Sep 14 18:41:56 UTC 2012

On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 08:40:10PM -0400, rh ev wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 6:59 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:
> > Did you read the FAQ section on VLANs?  http://openvswitch.org/faq/
> I read it. However it seems like the two that could apply to me are either
> the native vlan on the switch. But that's set to 1 so I don't think so. The
> other option is the VLAN drivers. I looked into using the ovs-vlan-test and
> ovs-test tools to see if vlan is working but it looks like they both
> require two servers with ovs setup to communicate with each other.
> Is there a way to test vlan with my kernel without having another ovs
> server? I am also able to bring up eth1.60 with an IP and communicate. I'm
> not sure if that is a valid test or not.

If eth1.60 works but OVS tagging doesn't, it's probably a driver bug.
Try configuring VLAN splinters.

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