blp at nicira
Feb 16, 2012, 10:58 AM
Post #6 of 6
I hope that all of the OVS issues are being reported to us one way or
Re: [Xen-devel] Pre4paration for the Xen Hackathon, March 6-8
[In reply to]
another, either via an OVS email list or the Debian bug tracking
system. Right now I only see one unresolved bug in the Debian BTS
(which should get fixed this week) so I wonder whether some have been
Certainly face-to-face discussion can be productive, so I look forward
to seeing everyone in a few weeks.
On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 12:18:00PM +0000, Lars Kurth wrote:
> Mike told me that there are some issues with XCP and Open vSwitch 1.4,
> where it would make sense to get Nicira and XCP guys into one room. In
> particular using OpenvSwitch 1.4 with the XCP toolstack on Debian Sid and
> Linux 3.2. The previous stable OVS release doesn't compile on Linux 3.2, so
> unless 1.4 works out of the box, we won't have OVS support in XCP toolstack
> on Ubuntu 12.04. That, plus maybe doing some early proof-of-concept work
> with Zeus (XCP on Fedora) may also make sense.
> On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 4:38 PM, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell [at] citrix>wrote:
> > On Tue, 2012-02-14 at 17:51 +0000, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> > > Lars Kurth <lars.kurth [at] xen> writes:
> > >
> > > > I have made preparations to reach out to further groups in SIlicon
> > > > valley, and want to ensure that the core people are signed up before I
> > > > do this.
> > >
> > > Would it be helpful to have one of Nicira's Open vSwitch
> > > developers come? (Is anyone interested in discussing
> > > networking-related topics?)
> > Hi Ben,
> > I think there will some xapi/XCP folks there who I expect would be
> > interested in talking networking and vswitch in that context.
> > In the context of xen-unstable and the libx/xl toolstacks there's not
> > much required for vswitch integration -- just a working hotplug script
> > mechanism and a suitable script. I actually have patches for the script
> > growing stale in my queue -- they don't work because of issues with
> > hotplug script running on shutdown (basically the xenstore info is gone
> > when the script runs so we can't remove the VIF from the switch). Roger
> > Pau Monee has a patch series fixing hotplug scripts and once it goes in
> > I'll resurrect my old patches.
> > Ian.
> > > I've tentatively received permission
> > > from management here to join for one or more days if it would be
> > > useful. We're in Silicon Valley anyway so it doesn't require
> > > much planning on our end.
> > >
> > >
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