[ovs-discuss] OpenVSwitch latency issues

Chris contact at progbau.de
Thu Oct 16 03:16:11 UTC 2014


It looks like it's the one which comes with OpenStack:

# modinfo openvswitch
license:        GPL
description:    Open vSwitch switching datapath
srcversion:     993363C44DF474BD67B03CC
depends:        vxlan
vermagic:       2.6.32-431.23.3.el6.x86_64 SMP mod_unload modversions

-----Original Message-----
From: Ben Pfaff [mailto:blp at nicira.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 22:45
To: Chris
Cc: discuss at openvswitch.org
Subject: Re: [ovs-discuss] OpenVSwitch latency issues

On Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 06:42:31PM +0700, Chris wrote:
> We upgraded the ovs user space version to 2.3. 
> The kernel module is still the shipped one: CentOS 6.5 Linux
> 2.6.32-431.23.3.el6.x86_64

Linux 2.6.32 doesn't come with an openvswitch kernel module, so what version
of the kernel module do you have?  Some performance improvements will only
come with a sufficiently new kernel module.

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