[openstack-dev] Developer's deepdive of SRIOV Passthrough for Neutron

Sean M. Collins sean at coreitpro.com
Mon Feb 6 16:56:48 UTC 2017

pranab boruah wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> We are trying to understand what happens when we launch an instance on
> a compute running SRIOV agent. By "what happens" I mean,
> 1) how  the request  from the Neutron-server ends up on the targeted
> Compute node that runs the SRIOV agent?
> 2) What all steps does the sriov agent in the compute node undertakes?
> 3) how an instance(vf-direct-attach) is launched ?
> 4) Does it work along with OVS ?
> Can anyone point to some developer deep-dive guide that answers those
> questions? Please help.
> Pranab

Check out the networking guide.



Sean M. Collins

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