[ovs-discuss] upstream Extending netdev-* port config options

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Thu Mar 12 15:01:48 UTC 2015


On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 08:50:36AM -0500, David Evans wrote:
> I have some fun extensions to things like netdev-dpdk and netdev-vport.
> I can control them using ovs-vsctl by adding  ³options:foo=on ³ type of
> fields.
> 
> Question: What else upstream do I need to touch to be able to do likewise
> from say an ovsdb client?

You shouldn't need to do anything special, since "options" is a freeform
key-value field.



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