[ovs-discuss] LSC does not affect traffic flow

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Thu May 2 21:08:16 UTC 2019


OK.

The problem here is conceptual.  br0 is just a port on your virtual
switch.  It isn't along the path of your packet.  It's like
disconnecting the Ethernet cable from the management port of a physical
switch: it doesn't disable traffic from flowing through the other ports.

On Thu, May 02, 2019 at 03:49:22PM -0500, Christopher Seeley wrote:
> I am pinging from another server connected to the same switch. I can ping
> from inside of an LXC container > br0 > eth0 > physical switch > eth0 (on
> the other server) > br0 (on the other server) > an LXC container (on the
> other server). I have done this from both servers and it goes through no
> matter the state of br0 on either of them.
> 
> On Thu, May 2, 2019 at 3:32 PM Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:
> 
> > Please stop dropping the mailing list.  I don't help off-list.
> >
> > On Thu, May 02, 2019 at 03:15:19PM -0500, Christopher Seeley wrote:
> > > That is the problem. It's not the wrong traffic, just getting traffic
> > when
> > > the bridge is supposed to be down. Does an Open-vSwitch ever come down?
> > The
> > > interface state changes but the bridge state does not.
> >
> > You didn't answer my question.  How is the ICMP traffic arriving?  What
> > command are you running?
> >
> 
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