[ovs-discuss] About the 'clone' action

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Wed Oct 25 16:57:18 UTC 2017

On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 06:07:41PM +0800, Hui Xiang wrote:
> I think I am finally catching a bit with the concept of 'clone' action
> after reviewing below patches in order, so the for OVN case, the new
> 'clone' action aims to drop most of the OVS patch port, and after add new
> ct_clear action, some fixes, I assume it works with NAT, and I am using
> 2.8.1 for testing, please point out the patches if I am missing any. 

I think that should work fine.  There are a few bug fixes on branch-2.8
that are not in any v2.8.x release, but I don't think that they will
affect OVN.

> One other question is Can I set bridge-mapping:physnet1:br-int? In
> other words, the br-int has vm vif, has tunnel ports(the tunnel ports
> would point to another nic), and has the external nic as local gateway
> router port, is it feasible without configuring more extra flows.

I don't think OVN contemplates br-int being using as a bridge mapping.
My guess is that that would fail.

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