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

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Wed Oct 21 21:41:32 UTC 2015

On Thu, Oct 22, 2015 at 12:07:05AM +0900, 정세연 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.

There is some documentation in ovs-vswitchd(8).

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