[ovs-discuss] open vswitch source code query

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Thu Jan 5 09:11:02 PST 2012


On Thu, Jan 05, 2012 at 07:23:15PM +0530, Amit Tewari wrote:
> 1.       I  did not find any routine which executes action in userspace.
> Only action performed is output packet to a port. Enqueue action or
> modifly vlan tag actions are not handle in userspace.

OVS uses the kernel module to execute actions.

> 2.       all modify actions are visible in datapath/actions.c only. That
> means all actions are performed in datapath only.

Yes.  OVS uses the kernel module to execute actions.


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