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what doese the "hardware path" and "software path" actions mean when your are creating a flow in the ODL controller GUI??

asked 2014-07-04 03:26:05 -0800

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I'm trying to wrap my head around the different kinds of actions that ODL offers. But theses two actions illudes me. What do they do?

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HI , Could you please tell me how to push flow ? and how to get path between 2 hosts in ODL MD-SAL? I am using lithium integration . Give with sample example

karthik330 ( 2016-01-04 04:08:34 -0800 )edit

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answered 2014-08-05 12:19:54 -0800

They are converted into OF 1.0 output actions. Hardware path goes to OFPPNORMAL, software path goes to OFPPLOCAL.

Roughly, OFPPNORMAL means to process the packet as if this was a traditional (non-OF) switch, and OFPPLOCAL passes the packet to the local IP stack.

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