[ovs-discuss] Kernel VXLAN implemetation support

Zang MingJie zealot0630 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 1 11:22:03 UTC 2013


Hi folks:
  There is already a vxlan implement in openvswitch, but it doesn't
follow the rfc spec very well, and some main features are missing (ex,
broadcast multicast mapping, endpoint auto discover). And there is a
better implement since linux kernel 3.8, it is almost complete in
kernel 3.9

  The kernel implementation provides more features (like static
forward table entry, arp reduce), and is easier to config, is there
any working progress on it ?



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