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Date:	Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:11:26 -0400
From:	"John W. Linville" <linville@...driver.com>
To:	Jesse Gross <jesse@...ira.com>
Cc:	Alexander Duyck <alexander.h.duyck@...el.com>,
	Andy Zhou <azhou@...ira.com>,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
	netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [net-next 05/10] net: Add Geneve tunneling protocol driver

On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 07:24:20PM -0400, Jesse Gross wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 7:12 PM, Alexander Duyck
> <alexander.h.duyck@...el.com> wrote:
> > On 07/22/2014 03:19 AM, Andy Zhou wrote:
> >> This adds a device level support for Geneve -- Generic Network
> >> Virtualization Encapsulation. The protocol is documented at
> >> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-gross-geneve-00
> >>
> >> Only protocol layer Geneve support is provided by this driver.
> >> Openvswitch can be used for configuring, set up and tear down
> >> functional Geneve tunnels.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Jesse Gross <jesse@...ira.com>
> >> Signed-off-by: Andy Zhou <azhou@...ira.com>
> >> ---
> >>  include/net/geneve.h     |   85 +++++++++++++++
> >>  include/net/ip_tunnels.h |    2 +
> >>  net/ipv4/Kconfig         |   14 +++
> >>  net/ipv4/Makefile        |    1 +
> >>  net/ipv4/geneve.c        |  273 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> >>  net/openvswitch/Kconfig  |   11 ++
> >>  net/openvswitch/vport.c  |    3 +
> >>  7 files changed, 389 insertions(+)
> >>  create mode 100644 include/net/geneve.h
> >>  create mode 100644 net/ipv4/geneve.c
> >>
> >
> > So all this is really doing is enabling a Geneve socket for use by
> > Openvswitch.  Do you have any plans to enable a stand alone interface
> > like what we already have for VXLAN?
> 
> Yes, this is the basic protocol code that would be shared by all users
> of Geneve. OVS is the first user but John Linville is looking at
> adding support for connecting this to 'ip' as a non-OVS user.

ACK

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linville@...driver.com			might be all we have.  Be ready.
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