OpenFlow, please don't start a flame war...

Jeff Kell jeff-kell at
Sat Dec 15 04:44:48 UTC 2012

On 12/14/2012 11:11 PM, eric-list at wrote:
> It's been about 2 years in since I've heard about the concept, and honestly 
> I'm about ready to jump into test environments at my house. My questions 
> are pretty basic, what distro would you recommend for a controller, and 
> should I start by virtualizing in VMWare or HyperV or jump into some cheap 
> Linksys WRT routers.  The more I hear about the tech from colleges, Google, 
> BigSwitch, etc is leaning me to really start learning, so any help would 
> appreciated.

Yeah, it's the neatest thing since sliced bread, but requires layer-2
connectivity across the board.  When you exhaust your mac address
tables, we'll welcome you back to the real world.


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