[P4-dev] Reg: Ramping up P4

Mohan Krishna mohankrishna290787 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 1 11:36:37 EST 2016


Hi Ramana,

Thanks for your response. I will install the switch and check it out.

Thanks & Regards,
Mohan

On Tue, Mar 1, 2016 at 5:26 PM, Ramana Reddy <gtvrreddy at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Mohan,
>
> If you install successfully p4factory, then please go through the
> README.md file
> in p4factory/submodules/p4ofagent folder. Follow the instructions given
> there.
> Try to running l2_switch target which supports openflow.
>
> The figure is more about combining openflow + P4 tables in p4 setup. But
> In your case,
> you are populating the tables through SDN controller. So, you can do with
> out any
> changers in p4ofagent.
>
> Regards,
> Ramana
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 1, 2016 at 8:35 PM, Mohan Krishna <
> mohankrishna290787 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am a student from TU Berlin and I am planning on doing a project with
>> P4.
>>
>> Yes, I was able to understand the availability of openflow 1.3. I came
>> across a mailing thread "Interaction between P4 dataplane and control
>> plane" between  *Antonin & Ramana, *an image OF.png was attached to
>> understand how the entire system looks like. The image is not available
>> now. It would be really nice if we could get the image for better
>> understanding of the system.
>>
>> Also Please let me know is there any setup instructions to be followed
>> apart from the one present in P4.org.
>>
>> My End goal is to program a tunneling protocol using P4, and program the
>> table entries using Openflow. Is this possible with the current state of
>> the P4ofagent and P4 switch? Any pointers or suggestions would be really
>> helpful.
>>
>> Custom Controller
>> |
>> |OF 1.3
>> |
>>        P4 OF agent
>> P4-Switch (Custom Protocol, Flow Based Switching/Routing)
>>
>> Thanks & Regards,
>> Mohan
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 1, 2016 at 12:57 PM, Ramana Reddy <gtvrreddy at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> As I know p4 currently support openflow 1.3. See the manual.
>>> On 1 Mar 2016 5:04 pm, "Mohan Krishna" <mohankrishna290787 at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I am new to P4 and would like to use P4 to develop custom tunneling
>>>> protocols.
>>>>
>>>> I was planning on using the P4 soft-switch available in github to do
>>>> the same. However
>>>> I did not get an idea of how far is openflow 1.4 supported to populate
>>>> the table entries.
>>>>
>>>> It would be great if any one could give me some tips. I would like to
>>>> populate the table entries using
>>>> OpenFlow 1.4.
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Mohan
>>>>
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