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2012-07-20openvswitch: Fix typo in documentation.Leo Alterman1-1/+1
Signed-off-by: Leo Alterman <lalterman@nicira.com> Signed-off-by: Jesse Gross <jesse@nicira.com>
2011-12-03net: Add Open vSwitch kernel components.Jesse Gross1-0/+195
Open vSwitch is a multilayer Ethernet switch targeted at virtualized environments. In addition to supporting a variety of features expected in a traditional hardware switch, it enables fine-grained programmatic extension and flow-based control of the network. This control is useful in a wide variety of applications but is particularly important in multi-server virtualization deployments, which are often characterized by highly dynamic endpoints and the need to maintain logical abstractions for multiple tenants. The Open vSwitch datapath provides an in-kernel fast path for packet forwarding. It is complemented by a userspace daemon, ovs-vswitchd, which is able to accept configuration from a variety of sources and translate it into packet processing rules. See http://openvswitch.org for more information and userspace utilities. Signed-off-by: Jesse Gross <jesse@nicira.com>