On Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 04:14:29PM +0800, 张克尧 wrote: > The document of ovs says the datapath is a flow-based software > switch. A flow consists of many packets. Datapath needs to handle > every packet. When it does't match any datapath flows, it will do > upcall. Vswitchd needs to handle upcalls and send netlink messages to > datapath to install the datapath flows. But before the datapath flows > are added, another packet of the same flow arrived, will the packet be > upcalled? That means if I send packets at faster rate, more upcalls > will be expected?
Yes, more than one packet in a flow can go through an upcall. It's unusual, though, because most flows start out with a single packet and do not continue until they receive a response. _______________________________________________ discuss mailing list disc...@openvswitch.org https://mail.openvswitch.org/mailman/listinfo/ovs-discuss