[ovs-dev] [patch 0/2] datapath changes for 2.6.37-rc1

Simon Horman horms at verge.net.au
Tue Nov 2 15:23:53 PDT 2010


On Tue, Nov 02, 2010 at 01:11:40PM -0700, Jesse Gross wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 5:35 AM, Simon Horman <horms at verge.net.au> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > The following two patches seem to be necessary and sufficient
> > for the datapath to compile against 2.6.37-rc1.
> >
> > Lightly tested
> 
> Both applied, thanks.
> 
> There are a few things that I'm aware of that also should be taken
> care of to be compatible with recent kernels.  They're a little more
> subtle because they don't cause compilation problems:
> 
> * RPS hash.  We should clear skb->rxhash when we make a modification
> that could affect it.  This could come up in either actions like
> changing the IP address or tunneling.
> 
> * vlan acceleration.  In 2.6.37 we can start receiving packets with
> vlan tags in the skb->vlan_tci field but we don't currently look for
> them there.  We also need to take into account acceleration when
> modifying/stripping a vlan tag.

Ok, do you want me to take a look into those?





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