Hi Kapil, This is what patch ports are for. They are only traversed for the first packet of a flow in the slow path. The resulting datapath flow entry collapses the processing in both bridges into a single megaflow. So there is no performance overhead compared to having a single bridge.
Regards, Jan > -----Original Message----- > From: ovs-dev-boun...@openvswitch.org > [mailto:ovs-dev-boun...@openvswitch.org] On Behalf Of Kapil A > Sent: Tuesday, 13 February, 2018 16:44 > To: disc...@openvswitch.org; d...@openvswitch.org > Subject: [ovs-dev] DPDK: How to send packets from one OVS bridge to another > OVS bridge while running in the same user space ? > > Hello, > > In my setup, i have two DPDK ports, where dpdk0 is part of br0 and and > dpdk1 is part of br1. How can i send packets from br0 to br1 in an > efficient way within userspace with good performance? > I came across, veth pair as one option, but i couldn't find if it will > provide good performance in userspace while running in dpdk mode ? > > My query might sound odd, but i have a use case where i need to send the > packets across bridges within the same userspace, so appreciate some help > on this. > > Regards > Kapil > _______________________________________________ > dev mailing list > d...@openvswitch.org > https://mail.openvswitch.org/mailman/listinfo/ovs-dev _______________________________________________ dev mailing list d...@openvswitch.org https://mail.openvswitch.org/mailman/listinfo/ovs-dev