[OpenWrt-Devel] VXLAN support

Jiri Pirko jiri at resnulli.us
Sun Aug 31 15:51:23 EDT 2014

Sun, Aug 31, 2014 at 09:40:50PM CEST, fhfrediani at gmail.com wrote:
>This would be a really useful and nice feature to add. May be use for example
>for connecting an office to DC based infra-structure that makes use of VXLAN.
>Open vSwitch (which runs on OpenWRT), as far as I know supports VXLAN but it
>doesn't seem to achieve very good performance on most OpenWRT devices.

openvswitch supports vxlan directly in its kernel datapath. I would like
to add support for sole vxlan interfaces, without ovs being involved.

>On 31/08/2014 19:51, Jiri Pirko wrote:
>>Hi all.
>>I did not find any movement in support of VXLAN. Are there any plans to
>>support it? Or is anyone working on that?
>>I can try to add VXLAN support to netifd. Any comments, ideas, hints
>>openwrt-devel mailing list
>>openwrt-devel at lists.openwrt.org
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