[ovs-dev] Does ovs-vsctl add-br br01 really create a bridge just like brctl add-br br01?

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Fri Feb 8 16:23:32 UTC 2013

On Fri, Feb 08, 2013 at 11:18:07AM +0800, ?????? wrote:
>    Thanks your reply. Yes, I read that manual several times before i sent
> the previous post here. This manual tell me that ovs-vsctl  is  a db client
> to configure Open vSwitch configuration database maintained by
> ovsdb-server. So when you execute ovs-vsctl add-br br01 command, it
> actually only store this information in Bridge table of Open vSwitch
> configuration database.  Is my understanding right?

Yes.  After ovs-vsctl updates the database, ovs-vswitchd then
reconfigures itself, and the kernel configuration, based on the new
database contents.

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