[ovs-discuss] Does a megaflow cantain wildcard bits in OVS cache?

Hao Wu wuhao.thu at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 03:33:15 UTC 2015


Hi Ben,

  I think each megaflow table is built according to a certain tuple
consisting of fields. If we don't care some bits in the packet, we won't
select them in the matching tuple, so why we still need the wildcard bits?

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Best,
Hao

On Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 11:16 AM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 11:12:17AM +0800, Hao Wu wrote:
> >    In OVS NSDI'15 paper, it mentions there is a new megaflow cache in the
> > kernel space. I think it is an active subset of the flow table in user
> > space. Does a megaflow entry contain any wildcard bits?
>
> Yes.
>
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