[ovs-discuss] MPLS push - OVS 2.4

Seyed Hossein Mortazavi mortazavi at ualberta.ca
Tue Sep 8 19:51:34 UTC 2015


I followed the instructions here:
https://github.com/mininet/mininet/wiki/Installing-new-version-of-Open-vSwitch

and installed OVS 2.4 from its source (not using Ubuntu)


If anyone has ever successfully done this before, then I'll try doing it on
another machine/VM.

On Tue, Sep 8, 2015 at 1:20 PM, Joe Stringer <joestringer at nicira.com> wrote:

> Are you using the openvswitch DKMS module that comes with OVS-2.4 or
> the openvswitch module that comes with Linux-3.11?
>
> On 7 September 2015 at 15:36, Seyed Hossein Mortazavi
> <mortazavi at ualberta.ca> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm running OVS 2.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 with Kernel 3.11.
> >
> > I'm trying to add MPLS headers (and then pop them) to IP packets. My
> > topology looks like:
> > h1---s1---s2---s3---h2
> >
> > I've statically already configured the switches such that they would have
> > rules for ARP installed.
> >
> > However adding the rule:
> >
> > add-flow s1
> >
> "in_port=1,dl_type=0x0800,dl_src=26:95:84:d0:54:56,dl_dst=26:95:84:d0:54:56,actions=push_mpls:0x8847,set_mpls_label:10,output:2"
> >
> > Doesn't seem to work (both for Openflow 1.3 and Openflow 1.0). Packets do
> > not get to s2.
> >
> > Does anyone know how I can do so?
> >
> > based on the FAQ,
> >
> > "Open vSwitch version 2.4 can match, push, or pop up to 3 MPLS labels and
> > look past the MPLS label into the encapsulated packet. It will have
> kernel
> > support for MPLS, yielding improved performance."
> >
> >
> > --
> > Hossein
> >
> >
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> >
>
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