[ovs-dev] [PATCH 08/11] cfm: New cfm extended mode.

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Thu Sep 8 14:06:10 PDT 2011


[adding dev at openvswich.org back, did you drop it accidentally?]

On Thu, Sep 08, 2011 at 02:00:39PM -0700, Ethan Jackson wrote:
> > Is it sufficient to use a different destination MAC or should we use a
> > different Ethertype (in practice LLC+SNAP) also?
> 
> I personally think it's sufficient.  I like using the CFM eth type
> because tcpdump knows to parse it.  The spec encodes a lot of meaning
> into the destination address so it seems improbable to me that it we
> would end up conflicting.  I'd prefer to change the eth type if it
> actually becomes a problem.

OK, let's leave it for now.



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