[ovs-discuss] Regarding queue size for each queue configured on openvswitch by using SDN (RYU) controller

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Sat Oct 21 21:25:52 UTC 2017


On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 10:37:27PM -0700, ANKUR SHETH wrote:
> I am currently working on the queue control and bandwidth control for
> openvswitches using the SDN controller.
> 
> I am able to configure the multiple queues with required max and min
> bandwidth rates) for the egress port , but I also want to limit the size of
> the queue for the egress traffic for a particular port, which I am not able
> to do.
> 
> I actually intend to control the buffer size for the ingress as well as
> egress traffic via openvswitch.
> 
> Could you please suggest on how I can achieve it or guide me to some
> documentation. Any help is appreciated.

OVS doesn't have queues of its own, so this is a matter of configuring
Linux devices' traffic control, with "tc".  If you figure out
appropriate commands to do that, and you think that OVS should be able
to configure them for you, let us know and we can talk it over.


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