[ovs-discuss] Performance of openvswitch versus linux bridging with XEN
jesse at nicira.com
Fri Jan 20 17:08:58 PST 2012
On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 4:26 PM, Vijay Chander <vijay.chander at gmail.com> wrote:
> We are using the latest hot fixes with xencenter 6.0 including the one
> mentioned below.
> What we noticed was that the openvswitch was running in user mode (for the
> default xencenter 6.0)
> installation !
Why do you say that? I don't believe that is true; even when run in
kernel mode, OVS has both userspace and kernel components.
> We manually pulled in ovs sources and installed it as kernel module and
> things are much
> better now.
> Can someone pls point me to a high level architecture of the ovs data path ?
> Looking at the
> ovs-1.3 code to understand this meanwhile :)
There's some information in the porting guide:
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