[ovs-discuss] about flow table
blp at nicira.com
Sat Apr 6 06:04:29 UTC 2013
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On Sat, Apr 06, 2013 at 09:48:10AM +0530, john paul wrote:
> that means flow table filled in linear manner
No, the flow table need not be filled in a linear manner.
> and it must go through table 0 ?
Yes, every flow must go through table 0.
> and one more thing sir the maximum entries in one table is 65536
> and size of each flow 1 byte is this right ?
> if yes this you did to put flow table in L1 or L2 cache ?
> On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 6:12 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 05, 2013 at 03:09:27PM +0530, john paul wrote:
> > > I have specific que. about the flow table, why their is 255
> > > flowtables why not 256 ?
> > The OpenFlow protocol supports a maximum of 255 flow tables.
> > > when i am adding some ports under bridge on which policy it
> > > decide the flow will go in which table i mean
> > All packets go through table 0, which can then "resubmit" to other
> > tables if desirable.
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