[dpdk-dev] [PATCH 3/6]i40e:Add VxLAN Cloud filter API

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Wed Aug 13 15:50:50 CEST 2014

2014-08-13 08:23, Liu, Jijiang:
> From: Thomas Monjalon [mailto:thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com]
> > About API, why name it cloud filter instead of VxLAN?
> VxLAN is just a kind tunnel type, there are another tunnel types based
> on protocol type, they are below.
> Tunnel Type:
> * 0x0: VXLAN
> * 0x1: NVGRE or other MAC in GRE
> * 0x2: Geneve
>   0x3: IP in GRE
> Currently, I just implemented VxLAN tunnel type, and we will support
> another tunnel types in cloud filter API later.

OK, I understand. But cloud filter is just a marketing name.
Please let's stick to technical and precise names.
It seems these tunnels are L2 over IP, right?


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