[ovs-discuss] icmp packet
duankebo at huawei.com
Tue Mar 24 06:22:56 UTC 2015
Great! Thank you!
BTW: When the patch will be ready? Will you please send me a copy for test?
åä»¶äºº: Ben Pfaff [mailto:blp at nicira.com]
åéæ¶é´: 2015å¹´3æ24æ¥ 11:46
æ¶ä»¶äºº: Duankebo (Frank)
æé: Lilin (pineorange, IT); discuss at openvswitch.org; Liyi (David, ITPL)
ä¸»é¢: Re: çå¤: [ovs-discuss] icmp packet
On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 02:06:04AM +0000, Duankebo (Frank) wrote:
> Thank you Ben.
> Yes, we can packetIn the ping request packet to Openflow controller, which packet out a response then.
> But for every ping request packet, the controller have to
> packetIn/packetOut the packet, imaging large scale datacenter where
> there are many hosts
> which may send ping request to virtual address(means address don't
> exist physically and need Controller/switch to process the icmp
> the controller will become a choke point.
> So we are looking for better ways that the ping request can be responsed by the vSwitch.
It's a reasonable request, and this feature will be useful to other software too (including the upcoming OVN), so we'd take a patch to implement this.
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