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From Frank Zhang <Frank.Zh...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: OVS KVM support https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-101
Date Thu, 07 Feb 2013 22:20:08 GMT
Curious question, what level of support do we have in this feature?
Is it a simple replacement for Linux bridge? Or have some openflow features been used for
isolation or firewall?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hugo Trippaers [mailto:trippie@gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2013 2:00 PM
> To: Angeline Shen
> Cc: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: OVS KVM support
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-101
> 
> Hello
> 
> Op 7 feb. 2013 om 22:49 heeft Angeline Shen <Angeline.Shen@citrix.com>
> het volgende geschreven:
> 
> > This message is for  Hugo Trippaers   / Cloudstack-dev Community:
> >
> > Hi Hugo:
> >
> > 1.            Per   https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-101
> >
> >           https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-824
> >
> >        Show Hugo Trippaers added a comment - 21/Jan/13 16:41
> >        see branch "cloud-agent-with-openvswitch", documentation is part of
> the install guide
> >
> >        please indicate URL for “install guide”  you referred to per your
> comment  above.
> 
> It is part of the CloudStack installation manual. The chapter on KVM was
> updated with the open vswitch details.
> 
> >
> > 2.  Please provide URLs for OVS functional spec
> 
> There is none, haven't gotten around to writing one yet.
> 
> >
> >
> > 3.            Search ing for Openvswitch configuration for testing with KVM.
> > Does above install guide include OVS configuration?
> >
> 
> It provides a sample configuration in the installation documentation.
> 
> > 4.            Which Xenserver version has been tested with OVS?
> 
> I don't know which versions of xenserver support openvswitch, but I'm using
> 5.6, 6.0 and 6.0.2
> 
> >
> > 5.  Which  KVM    ( 6.3    6.2)   version  should  ovs  be tested   with
> Cloudplatform?
> 
> I think you mean CloudStack :-)
> 
> KVM has no version numbers as far as I know. Most of the tests have been
> done on a gentoo system with a recent kernel and openvswitch 1.7.1 and
> libvirt 0.9.11
> 
> But centos 6.3 works as well, provided the libvirt has the correct version. I
> validated the procedures in the installation manual with a centos 6.3 system.
> 
> >
> > Thanks
> 
> Hope this helps
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Hugo
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