[ovs-discuss] LACP bonding issue

Nussbaum, Jacob jdnussb at ilstu.edu
Wed Nov 26 02:52:52 UTC 2014

Yea, I know.  I was just looking for a reliable way to test bonded links across multiple OVS switches that reside on different VM's.


From: Ben Pfaff [blp at nicira.com]
Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 11:06 AM
To: Nussbaum, Jacob
Cc: 'discuss at openvswitch.org'
Subject: Re: [ovs-discuss] LACP bonding issue

On Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 05:05:33PM +0000, Nussbaum, Jacob wrote:
> I'm sending this out again hoping someone has an idea because this is baffling me.  I have attached my configuration for both VM's.
> I'm trying to configure a bonded tunnel between the 2 vm's (2 bridges, S1 and br0)
> Each time I set Lacp=active all of my links besides 1 are disabled.  The bridges are running on two separate VM's using VXlan tunnels.
> Anyone seen anything similar or know of something that may correct this issue?

Bonds aren't really intended for tunnels, but it surprises me a little
that this causes problems.

Is anyone else out there using bonds for tunnels?  If so, does it work

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