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Date:	Fri, 17 May 2013 23:59:03 -0400
From:	David Stevens <>
To:	Stephen Hemminger <>
Cc:	David Miller <>, netdev <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] vxlan: listen on multiple ports

Stephen Hemminger <> wrote on 05/17/2013 
11:05:16 PM:

> then the original commit to add NDA_PORT should be reverted from 3.10
> no point in continuing the half baked idea

I don't think these are linked at all. While being able to specify
multiple listen ports, I agree, is a good idea, being able to specify
alternate remote ports is needed because you can already change the
one per-host port.

With only one listen port per host, if they are different on two hosts,
NDA_PORT in the fdb table is the only way those two hosts can use VXLAN
with each other at all.

It has nothing to do with how many listen ports there are, but just that
the listen port can be different on different hosts.


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