[ovs-discuss] VLAN tagging errors

rh ev watchlist at deltavm.com
Sat Sep 15 21:48:46 UTC 2012


On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 2:41 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:

> 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.
>

Thank you very much Ben. I setup the splinters and trunking worked
perfectly.

-Darcy
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