[ovs-dev] [PATCH] datapath: Fix mutual exclusion with bridge module.
blp at nicira.com
Fri Jun 4 09:13:34 PDT 2010
On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 8:05 PM, Jesse Gross <jesse at nicira.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 3:46 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:
>> I don't think it's very likely in practice that anyone would want to
>> work exclusively with GRE vports. If it comes up, we can worry about it
> I actually think it is rather common to have hosts that exclusively switch
> GRE traffic. It's probably less common that they need to do this while also
> running the Linux bridge at the same time though. Regardless, it's more the
> fact that this breaks out of the vport abstraction that bothers me. In
> practice, it doesn't matter though.
OK. I can't disagree with your conclusions.
Someday we could make vport modules separately loadable, I guess.
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