[ovs-dev] [PATCH] Implement draft VXLAN L2-over-L3 tunneling protocol.
blp at nicira.com
Wed Oct 12 16:50:27 PDT 2011
On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 04:01:12PM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> This commit implements the VXLAN tunneling protocol described at
> Multicast support is not yet implemented, but it's in the works.
> In my simple VM-based test rig, "netperf" performance was the same as GRE.
> Jesse Gross <jesse at nicira.com> really deserves credit for most of
> datapath/vport-vxlan.c. It's mostly a mixed-up and simplified copy of
> datapath/vport-capwap.c with a big of search-and-replace.
> Justin Pettit <jpettit at nicira.com> implemented the changes to
> debian/ovs-monitor-ipsec. I made only small changes there. I wrote a unit
> test and verified that it passed, but I didn't otherwise test the IPSEC
> I build (only) tested this on 2.6.25 (where it does not change anything),
> 2.6.26 through 2.6.34, inclusive, all on i386, plus 2.6.36 on x86-64. I
> ran netperf tests with VXLAN on 2.6.37 on i386 inside KVM.
> Signed-off-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com>
> Bug #7558.
Locally I added the following to the commit message:
VXLAN doesn't have an assigned port number so I asked /dev/urandom and
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