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

黄登辉 huangdenghui at gmail.com
Sat Feb 9 04:28:13 UTC 2013


    Thanks, so, to do kernel configuration, how does ovs-vswitchd do? by
direct function call or some other mechanism?

2013/2/9 Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com>

> 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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