[Libvir] plans to support vde_switch ?

Mark McLoughlin markmc at redhat.com
Fri Apr 27 12:54:11 UTC 2007


On Fri, 2007-04-27 at 14:14 +0200, adrian.lambeck at basicsedv.de wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> I am working on a project where I found vde_switch
> (http://vde.sourceforge.net/) very useful. It is based on uml_switch
> from the UML project. Are there any plans to support it in libvirt?

	We have talked about using VDE to implement various features in our
virtual networks support:


	Some of thinking in that writeup has changed - e.g. we prefer to use a
kernel space bridge where we can like in example (2) - but there are
still places where VDE might be useful e.g. to create an isolated bridge
for an unprivileged user or to bridge networks on two different host


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