[ovs-discuss] OVS buffer packet

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Fri Mar 20 21:35:09 UTC 2015

On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 08:07:12PM +0100, Luca wrote:
> I am using OVS to simulate a virtual OpenFlow, I see that by default, OVS
> does not buffer the incoming packet, therefore, the controller software
> needs to sends a PacketOut after FLOW_MOD..
> I am wondering is there a kind of configuration(e.g. by command line) that
> enable OVS to buffer the packet so that we don't need to send a PacketOut
> to the virtual switch?

OVS does use buffers by default.  I don't know why you would see
different behavior.

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