[ovs-discuss] question about xlate

Padma Jayasankar padmajs80 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 16:51:45 UTC 2014

  How an op,envswitch identify the link failure?If link failure detection
is set to 'carrier",how will it identify the link failure.Please clarify

Padma V

On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 2:39 PM, ychen <ychen103103 at 163.com> wrote:

> hi,
>   when I   am reading openvswitch code, there are some codes puzzled me,
> can you give some help?
>   1. in function read_upcalls(), we use xlate_receive() to retrieve the
> flow from dupcall->key,
>      but why we still need flow_extract(packet, &md, &miss->flow) to
> retrieve flow?
>      can we just use xlate_receive() to store information in miss->flow?
>  2. we already have struct ofport_dpif, why we still need struct xport,
> stuct xbridge and struct xbundle?
>      what's the difference between them?
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