[ovs-discuss] About NSH support

sam su ssu.ovs at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 03:55:57 UTC 2017


Hi Danny,

Nice, many thanks for you guys.

I don't really care about whether the OVS version is the latest or not,
since I just want to try NSH function, the OVS 2.6.1 should be good for me.
Anyway, I will try it first.

Thanks,
Sam



On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 5:30 PM, Zhou, Danny <danny.zhou at intel.com> wrote:

> OPNFV packages the forked OVS at https://github.com/yyang13/
> ovs_nsh_patches, but an
>
> old version.If you plan to use OVS 2.6.1, the forked OVS at above github
> has been upgraded
>
> to OVS 2.6.1, and it works with ODL and ONSO controller.
>
>
>
> Yi Yang in CC is the maintainer of that forked OVS repository and he is
> also working closely with
>
> other community folks on upstreaming NSH patch to OVS covering control
> plane, in-kernel data plane
>
> and DPDK_netdev data plane, but the eventually upstreamed code might be
> different from the one
>
> in this github repository.
>
>
>
> *From:* ovs-discuss-bounces at openvswitch.org [mailto:ovs-discuss-bounces@
> openvswitch.org] *On Behalf Of *sam su
> *Sent:* Thursday, January 26, 2017 8:42 AM
> *To:* Shu Shen <shu.shen at gmail.com>
> *Cc:* ovs-discuss at openvswitch.org
> *Subject:* Re: [ovs-discuss] About NSH support
>
>
>
> Hi Shu,
>
> Thank you so much for the info.
>
> I will take a look the docs first.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Sam
>
>
>
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 11:58 AM, Shu Shen <shu.shen at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi Sam,
>
> OpenNFV maintains a version of OVS with NSH support, which is not
> supported by upstream OVS.
>
> Please refer to OpenNFV document:
>
> http://artifacts.opnfv.org/sfc/colorado/3.0/docs/
> scenarios_os-odl_l2-sfc-noha/index.html#specific-version-of-ovs
>
>
>
> ​/Shu​
>
>
>
>
>
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 11:14 AM, sam su <ssu.ovs at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Thank you, Ben.
>
> Let me explain a little bit why I'm going to try NSH based on Openvswitch.
> Because I saw a slides "SFC with NSH and OVS"( here is the link
> http://openvswitch.org/support/ovscon2015/16/1040-elzur.pdf ), it looks
> like the guy used openvswitch as a NSH classifier and a NSH forwarder
> already.
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Sam
>
>
>
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 10:42 AM, Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 10:29:42AM -0800, sam su wrote:
> > I am going to try Openvswitch NSH function based on Ubuntu 16.04, how
> can I
> > confirm the installed Openvswitch(2.6.1) support NSH? If NSH is not
> > supported officially, is there any unofficial Openvswitch version support
> > NSH?
>
> Open vSwitch does not support NSH.
>
> I don't know about unofficial versions.  Perhaps someone will speak up.
>
>
>
>
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