[pve-devel] [PATCH V2 ifupdown2 0/2] ifupdown2 package

Alexandre DERUMIER aderumier at odiso.com
Thu May 24 16:50:28 CEST 2018


>>I'll prepare packages for internal testing soon, then we should be
>>able to give more feedback :-)

Thanks wolfgang !


----- Mail original -----
De: "Wolfgang Bumiller" <w.bumiller at proxmox.com>
À: "aderumier" <aderumier at odiso.com>
Cc: "pve-devel" <pve-devel at pve.proxmox.com>
Envoyé: Jeudi 24 Mai 2018 15:30:47
Objet: Re: [pve-devel] [PATCH V2 ifupdown2 0/2] ifupdown2 package

On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 12:03:26PM +0200, Alexandre DERUMIER wrote: 
> any comment ? 

I'll prepare packages for internal testing soon, then we should be 
able to give more feedback :-) 

> ----- Mail original ----- 
> De: "Alexandre Derumier" <aderumier at odiso.com> 
> À: "pve-devel" <pve-devel at pve.proxmox.com> 
> Cc: "Alexandre Derumier" <aderumier at odiso.com> 
> Envoyé: Jeudi 17 Mai 2018 12:25:08 
> Objet: [PATCH V2 ifupdown2 0/2] ifupdown2 package 
> 
> Changelog v2: 
> - use submodule for ifupdown2 src 
> - split proxmox/extra patches 
> - add description in 0004-add-dummy-mtu-bridgevlanport-modules.patch 
> - add a note in this cover letter about systemd-networkd and ipv6 madness 
> 
> Hi, 
> 
> Theses last months, I'm working on vxlan implementation. (I'll send info in coming weeks) 
> 
> I have worked on classic ifupdown, but it's not super clean to implement, 
> when we have complex configuration. 
> 
> ifupdown2 is currently well maintained by cumulus since 2014, and support all features from last kernels. 
> (vxlan (unicast, multicast, frr, arp suppression, vrf, vlanaware bridge, 
> vlan attributes on interfaces, ...) 
> and compatible with classic ifupdown syntax. 
> 
> 
> This package is based on cumulus branch 
> https://github.com/CumulusNetworks/ifupdown2/tree/cl3u18 
> as the master/debian branch is old and don't have all features 
> (cumulus is planning to rebase it in coming months) 
> 
> For now, it could be great to simply propose ifupdown2 as alternative to proxmox users. 
> and maybe in 1 or 2 years, if it's working great, make it default for proxmox6 ? 
> 
> Some advantages vs classic ifupdown: 
> 
> -we can reload configuration ! (ifreload -a, or systemctl reload networking). 
> ifupdown2 maintain graphs dependencies between interfaces. 
> 
> (Note that as we don't define tap,veth interfaces in /etc/network/interfaces, 
> they are not bridged anymore if you do ifdown/ifup vmbr0, 
> but it don't remove them on ifreload vmbr0) 
> 
> -we can define ipv4/ipv6 in same interface 
> (no need anymore iface inet6 static, iface inet static, or iface inet manual, but old iface inet syntax is still supported) 
> 
> auto eth0 
> iface eth0 
> address 192.168.0.1 
> address 2001:db8::1:1/64 
> address 2001:db8::2:2/64 
> 
> or multiple ip on loopback 
> 
> auto lo 
> iface lo inet loopback 
> address 10.3.3.3/32 
> address 10:3:3::3/128 
> -classic pre-up scripts still works (if users have custom config) 
> 
> - for ovs I just have needed to make a small workaround in ovs ifupdown script (see my ovs patch), 
> and a small config change (replace allow-ovs by auto). 
> Currently, I don't do in ifupdown2 post-install script 
> 
> -templating support: example: creating vxlan interfaces from vxlan30->vxlan100 
> 
> auto all 
> %for v in range(30,100): 
> 
> auto vxlan${v} 
> iface vxlan${v} 
> vxlan-id ${v} 
> vxlan-local-tunnelip 10.59.100.231 
> bridge-learning off 
> bridge-arp-nd-suppress on 
> bridge-unicast-flood off 
> bridge-multicast-flood off 
> bridge-access ${v} 
> %endfor 
> 
> some documentation here: 
> https://support.cumulusnetworks.com/hc/en-us/articles/202933638-Comparing-ifupdown2-Commands-with-ifupdown-Commands 
> 
> 
> About systemd-networkd: 
> - Currently it can't reload configuration 
> https://github.com/systemd/systemd/issues/6654 
> - unicast vxlan it not supported 
> https://github.com/systemd/systemd/issues/5145 
> - I think we don't have to maintain a systemd package if we need to extend it 
> - new features seem to take years to come 
> - IPV6: systemd-networkd reimplement kernel features (ipv6 RA,...) with tons of bugs (some not yet fixed) 
> http://ipv6-net.blogspot.fr/2016/11/ipv6-systemd-another-look.html 
> http://ipv6-net.blogspot.fr/2016/04/systemd-oh-you-wanted-to-run-ipv6.html 
> https://github.com/systemd/systemd/issues/8906 
> 
> 
> Alexandre Derumier (2): 
> add debian dir 
> add ifupdown2 submodule 
> 
> .gitmodules | 3 + 
> debian/changelog | 174 +++++++++++++++++++++ 
> debian/compat | 1 + 
> debian/control | 31 ++++ 
> debian/copyright | 28 ++++ 
> ...0001-start-networking-add-usr-bin-in-PATH.patch | 28 ++++ 
> ...ns-scripts-fix-ENV-for-interfaces-options.patch | 29 ++++ 
> ...3-netlink-IFLA_BRPORT_ARP_SUPPRESS-use-32.patch | 31 ++++ 
> .../extra/0004-add-vxlan-physdev-support.patch | 159 +++++++++++++++++++ 
> debian/patches/pve/0001-config-tuning.patch | 52 ++++++ 
> .../pve/0002-manual-interfaces-set-link-up.patch | 58 +++++++ 
> ...e-tap-veth-fwpr-interfaces-from-bridge-on.patch | 27 ++++ 
> ...0004-add-dummy-mtu-bridgevlanport-modules.patch | 74 +++++++++ 
> debian/patches/series | 8 + 
> debian/rules | 21 +++ 
> ifupdown2 | 1 + 
> 16 files changed, 725 insertions(+) 
> create mode 100644 .gitmodules 
> create mode 100644 debian/changelog 
> create mode 100644 debian/compat 
> create mode 100644 debian/control 
> create mode 100644 debian/copyright 
> create mode 100644 debian/patches/extra/0001-start-networking-add-usr-bin-in-PATH.patch 
> create mode 100644 debian/patches/extra/0002-addons-scripts-fix-ENV-for-interfaces-options.patch 
> create mode 100644 debian/patches/extra/0003-netlink-IFLA_BRPORT_ARP_SUPPRESS-use-32.patch 
> create mode 100644 debian/patches/extra/0004-add-vxlan-physdev-support.patch 
> create mode 100644 debian/patches/pve/0001-config-tuning.patch 
> create mode 100644 debian/patches/pve/0002-manual-interfaces-set-link-up.patch 
> create mode 100644 debian/patches/pve/0003-don-t-remove-tap-veth-fwpr-interfaces-from-bridge-on.patch 
> create mode 100644 debian/patches/pve/0004-add-dummy-mtu-bridgevlanport-modules.patch 
> create mode 100644 debian/patches/series 
> create mode 100755 debian/rules 
> create mode 160000 ifupdown2 
> 
> -- 
> 2.11.0 



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