[dev] Question about EVPN route types

Jay Chen jchen1 at paloaltonetworks.com
Mon Mar 26 22:49:46 EDT 2018


Thank you, currently our potential customers seem immediate interest is type-2 (maybe type-3 too). if they need type-1, type-4 probably later phase (for multicast multi-home), we can develop too. We will sync up by then. Currently we just started integrate FRR (POC). 

Thanks,
Jay 


On 3/26/18, 4:16 PM, "Donald Sharp" <sharpd at cumulusnetworks.com> wrote:

    The relevant documentation for this is here:
    
    https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__frrouting.org_user-2Dguide_zebra.html-23zebra-2Dfib-2Dpush-2Dinterface&d=DwIBaQ&c=V9IgWpI5PvzTw83UyHGVSoW3Uc1MFWe5J8PTfkrzVSo&r=yetdj-aXQpuqTCJGs-93hOpK3740MIRXowfUNLByeos&m=SU_xZPka-A2WpWQD4P7IFqQXwDxuo9qVwQAd-c1WIcU&s=EhNk5Ru9bF27ttPaQDHa0wwdnj9irBs7XMzveLSpXW8&e=
    
    On Mon, Mar 26, 2018 at 6:52 PM, Donald Sharp
    <sharpd at cumulusnetworks.com> wrote:
    > I believe some vendors have plans for adding more evpn types.  I
    > cannot speak for them regarding their time schedules.
    >
    > For FPM build FRR with `--enable-fpm` added on the configure line.
    > Zebra FPM has two choices for fpm forwarding netlink or protobuf
    > forwarding.  If you want protobuf, use '--enable-protobuf` in
    > configure, else only netlink is used as a communication medium.  To
    > load the appropriate module use -M fpm:netlink or -M fpm:protobuf
    >
    > donald
    >
    > On Mon, Mar 26, 2018 at 5:27 PM, Jay Chen <jchen1 at paloaltonetworks.com> wrote:
    >> Hi all,
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >> I got a question about what EVPN route types are supported already in the
    >> latest version. It looks like type-2, type-3, and type-5 are supported.
    >> Type-1, and type-4 are not yet. If it is true, any plan the missing types
    >> are going to be supported?
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >> Another quick question, the fpm/fpm_pb.c file looks empty. Is there a
    >> missing patch need to be patched? It will be very helpful if anyone can
    >> point to a brief example how fpm is used by a switch that has a hardware
    >> forwarding path?
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >> Thanks,
    >>
    >> Jay
    >>
    >>
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