[ovs-discuss] OVS - Change Interface Speed

Bakshi Gulam gulam at gulam.in
Sat Oct 3 12:24:06 UTC 2015


I managed to changed veth's speed by modifying the driver's code. Here it
is https://github.com/bakshi-gulam/veth-change-speed
Might help someone!

On Tue, May 5, 2015 at 3:16 PM, Bakshi Gulam <gulam at gulam.in> wrote:

> Hi All!
>
> I'm trying to change interface speed of OVS but I couldn't. When I
> searched OVS mailing list archives, I found a answer that OVS doesn't offer
> a way to set speed rather it just advertises what the kernel reports.
>
> Using ethtool, I got that my driver for virtual interfaces created by OVS
> is "veth". I tried changing the veth driver's speed using ethtool. But it
> says "operation not supported". Can anyone please tell me how to change the
> speed of veth driver so that OVS advertises new speed?
>
> P.S.: This may be beyond the scope of OVS. But suggestions will be of
> great help.
>
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