[Openstack] periodic packet loss in openvswitch
rick.jones2 at hp.com
Wed Oct 15 16:12:46 UTC 2014
On 10/14/2014 09:10 PM, Michael Gale wrote:
> I have seen something similar in the past under two conditions:
> 1. When a switch buffers have been overloaded due to excessive UDP
> traffic, the switch ended up sending out the data on all ports.
Do you mean when a switch's forwarding table fills because it has
started seeing more MAC addresses than it is designed to handle?
A switch which started flooding traffic because its packet buffers were
full would be very, well, interesting :)
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