[ovs-discuss] Nfqueue Support

Joe Stringer joe at ovn.org
Fri Jun 23 18:17:48 UTC 2017


On 23 June 2017 at 01:22, sougol gheissi <sougol.gheissi at gmail.com> wrote:
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> From: "sougol gheissi" <sougol.gheissi at gmail.com>
> Date: Jun 23, 2017 11:30 AM
> Subject: Re: [ovs-discuss] Nfqueue Support
> To: "Joe Stringer" <joe at ovn.org>
> Cc:
>
>> Hello Joe,
>
>> Yes I have seen the presentation, but my question is what is the layer7
>> port that is mentioned there? The "actoon=output:1" just sends out the
>> packet to the port number 1, how this can sent the packet to user-space?! I
>> really need help on this.
>> Actually how the packets are sent to user space?
>> I would appreciate it, if you help me.
>> Thanks.

I imagine that you could achieve something like this with a tap
device, or by having a regular device where you open an AF_PACKET
socket.


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