[openstack-dev] [Nova][Neutron] Linuxbridge as the default in DevStack [was: Status of the nova-network to Neutron migration work]
blak111 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 10 07:31:44 UTC 2015
I mentioned this in my email in the previous thread, but I am also
concerned about the use of the Linux bridge plugin as the default for
It will reflect poorly on the Neutron project because we are defaulting to
something that gets almost no development effort and that is not even gated
on (other than unit tests). This is a risky move that can damage first-time
users' opinions of the viability of OpenStack. I wouldn't feel confident
about something that has defaults that could be broken at any time... even
during a release.
Can someone point me to the list of complaints about OVS? I would rather
invest time in addressing those issues rather than ignoring everything a
good chunk of the neutron community has spent significant time on.
If OVS really is a non-starter because of lack of tooling and lack of
deployer experience, we (the neutron community) will need to put
significantly more efforts into automated testing and feature parity (e.g.
On Apr 10, 2015 1:07 AM, "Attila Fazekas" <afazekas at redhat.com> wrote:
> I do not recommend Linux bridge as default for devstack.
> I think most developer does not have a switch configured with trunk ports,
> or tricks for faking it in a visualized environment.
> I think adding some basic mtu and nat trick to devstack,
> would make simpler to use the ml2/ovs/vxaln network
> for devs who are not really familiar with networking.
> Best Regards,
> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Sean M. Collins" <sean at coreitpro.com>
> > To: "OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions)" <
> openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org>
> > Sent: Thursday, April 9, 2015 5:20:15 PM
> > Subject: [openstack-dev] [Nova][Neutron] Linuxbridge as the default in
> DevStack [was: Status of the nova-network to
> > Neutron migration work]
> > On Wed, Apr 01, 2015 at 01:37:28AM EDT, Dr. Jens Rosenboom wrote:
> > > FWIW, I think I made some progress in getting  to work, though if
> > > someone
> > > could jump in and make a proper patch from my hack, that would be
> > >
> > >  https://review.openstack.org/168423
> > Hi,
> > Just wanted to write a quick status update and publicly thank Dr.
> > Rosenboom. We are making excellent progress, and a majority of tests at
> > gate
> > are passing for Linuxbridge as the default in DevStack.
> > --
> > Sean M. Collins
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