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

Alex Markuze alex at weka.io
Wed Aug 13 16:17:54 CEST 2014

All are L2 over L3(UDP) -  General name  - Network Overlay.

On Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 4:50 PM, Thomas Monjalon
<thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com> wrote:
> 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?
> --
> Thomas

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