[ovs-discuss] RouterOS

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Tue Jun 13 20:51:37 UTC 2017


On Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 03:54:37PM -0400, Aaron Conole wrote:
> Michael Williams <mw7301 at hotmail.com> writes:
> 
> > RouterOS supposedly supports OpenFlow and I was wondering if any of you have gotten OpenvSwitch to
> > work on it or if OvS is already built into it? The documentation is unclear concerning how it handles its
> > switching functions.
> 
> It is not an Open vSwitch implementation.  The openflow npk they use
> contains a possibly proprietary kernel module called openflow.ko;  it is
> unclear how their openflow module works, or where the source code is.
> 
> squashfs-root/lib/modules/3.3.5/misc$ modinfo openflow.ko
> filename:       /home/aconole/git/npk/squashfs-root/lib/modules/3.3.5/misc/openflow.ko
> depends:        
> intree:         Y
> vermagic:       3.3.5 mod_unload 586 

The name might be a hint that it is derived from the OpenFlow reference
implementation.


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