[ovs-discuss] Open vSwitch 2.4.0 Available

Pradeep Satyanarayana pradeeps at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Sun Aug 23 17:06:20 UTC 2015


On 08/21/2015 10:51 AM, Justin Pettit wrote:
> The Open vSwitch team is pleased to announce the release of Open vSwitch 2.4.0:
>
>     http://openvswitch.org/releases/openvswitch-2.4.0.tar.gz
>
> This release contains the largest number of new features of an Open vSwitch release.  A few feature highlights of 2.4.0 include:
>
>    - Support for the Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (IEEE 802.1D-2004).
>
>    - Support for multicast snooping (IGMPv1, IGMPv2 and IGMPv3).
>
>    - A new "conjunctive match" OpenFlow extension that allows flows to be
>      constructed without introducing a Cartesian Product explosion.
>
>    - Add bash command-line completion for most CLI commands.
>
>    - Support for transactional flow updates through OpenFlow 1.4 Bundles.
>
>    - A number of new features from the latest OpenFlow specifications.
>
>    - A simple wrapper script, 'ovs-docker', to integrate OVS with Docker
>      containers.
>
>    - Support for STT and basic Geneve tunneling in Linux kernels.
>
>    - Support for VXLAN Group Policy extension.
>
>    - Support for DPDK Tunneling. VXLAN, GRE, and Geneve are supported
>      protocols.
>
>    - Support for DPDK vHost.

Thanks for all of the work that went into this release!

Can you tell me which version of DPDK has been integrated and tested in 
OVS 2.4? Was that DPDK 2.0.0 or 2.1.0?

-Pradeep




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