[ovs-discuss] Bypassing linux forwarding module?

Justin Pettit jpettit at nicira.com
Fri Nov 28 04:18:38 UTC 2014

Did you create the bridge and add the ports with "ovs-vsctl"?  Do you see them when you run "ovs-dpctl show"?


> On Nov 27, 2014, at 8:11 PM, Abhishek Verma <abhishekv.verma at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have just downloaded and installed ovs.
> root at abhishek:/home/abhishek/ovs/openvswitch-2.3.0# /sbin/lsmod | grep open
> openvswitch            89196  0 
> gre                    14236  1 openvswitch
> root at abhishek:/home/abhishek/ovs/openvswitch-2.3.0# 
> I created a bridge called "mybridge" and added eth2 (the port that connected by linux to the external world). I used dhcp to assign an IP address and am able to connect to the external world using the ovs bridge.
> My question is this:
> By doing this am i completely bypassing the linux forwarding module and are all my packets now being forwarded using the open vswitch stack?
> Thanks,
> Abhishek
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