[ovs-discuss] about flow table

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Mon Apr 8 15:35:11 UTC 2013

On Mon, Apr 08, 2013 at 11:50:49AM +0530, john paul wrote:
> why it must go through table 0 ?

Where would you have it start out?

> I am added one flow as follow
> sudo ./ovs-ofctl add-flow br0
> priority=65535,idle_timeout=50000,dl_type=0x0800,in_port=ANY,nw_src=,nw_dst=,table=21,actions=output:4
> and ping from for but when i am looking for entry
> in the table no.21 with dump-tables br0
> in the lookup and matched field show no values i.e 0 both. 
> i supposed that it will show me no. of packets send from .9 to .14 in
> matched field , i don't understand why ?

You probably don't have anything resubmitting to table 21.

> and after pushing flow it will go in database that created by ovsdb-tool ?

No.  Flows don't go in the database.

> can print incoming packets and how ?

tcpdump and wireshark are widely used.

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