[ovs-discuss] How does OpenvSwitch buffer packets being matched by a flow entry

Justin Pettit jpettit at nicira.com
Wed Oct 21 15:50:42 UTC 2015

> On Oct 21, 2015, at 8:07 AM, 정세연 <jsy0906 at postech.ac.kr> wrote:
> I could get useful information from the past discussion about "How does OVS buffer the packet inside packet-in message" (http://openvswitch.org/pipermail/discuss/2013-October/011580.html)
> In my short understanding, I think that successive packets of any single flow that has a matching flow entry are also buffered temporarily like a forwarding pipeline queue in a physical switch.
> So if my guess is right, I hope to find some implementation source codes or references in OVS.

Try grep'ing for "buffer_id" in the sources.


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