[ovs-discuss] Problem with a desired flow getting deleted
blp at nicira.com
Thu Feb 11 21:56:02 PST 2010
On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 09:27:10PM -0800, Justin Pettit wrote:
> The reason the port numbers weren't showing up before was that the
> flows you were adding weren't fully specified. To the program, it
> looked like you were saying add a flow about port 22, but it doesn't
> know if you're talking about TCP or UDP, or even an IP-based packet.
> That's why you needed to specify "tcp" or "udp". That command should
> really print a warning when a field is specified that is just going to
> be ignored. We've all been burned by it (well, probably not Ben).
We really need to warn about this in ovs-ofctl. I'll put that back on
my to-do list.
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