[ovs-dev] [PATCH] xenserver: make ovs-xenserverd startup configurable and disable it for 5.6.0 onwards.

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Thu Jun 3 16:45:58 UTC 2010


On Thu, Jun 03, 2010 at 03:35:51PM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> In my testing with XenServer 5.6.810 without ovs-xenserverd the
> vswitch bridge external-id network-uuid field was always kept up to
> date over both pool join and pool eject. I believe this is because
> xapi is restarted on both pool join and pool eject and on restart all
> PIFs are plugged again. This causes the vswitch field to be updated,
> either via a call to interface reconfigure or via an explicit
> ovs-vsctl call in the case of internal networks.
> 
> I think the only reason this daemon would still be required with
> XenServer 5.5 is that the explicit call to ovs-vsctl for internl
> networks is not present there.

Thank you.  I pushed this to "master".




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