[ovs-dev] [PATCH] in-band: Use "internal" netdev type for local ports.

Ethan Jackson ethan at nicira.com
Fri Feb 22 03:17:22 UTC 2013

A bridge's local port always has type "internal", so opening it
with type "system" can't be correct.  This was causing problems
with force-reload-kmod in some circumstances.

Bug #15067.
Signed-off-by: Ethan Jackson <ethan at nicira.com>
 ofproto/in-band.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/ofproto/in-band.c b/ofproto/in-band.c
index 3b98005..1a08fcc 100644
--- a/ofproto/in-band.c
+++ b/ofproto/in-band.c
@@ -464,7 +464,7 @@ in_band_create(struct ofproto *ofproto, const char *local_name,
     int error;
     *in_bandp = NULL;
-    error = netdev_open(local_name, "system", &local_netdev);
+    error = netdev_open(local_name, "internal", &local_netdev);
     if (error) {
         VLOG_ERR("failed to initialize in-band control: cannot open "
                  "datapath local port %s (%s)", local_name, strerror(error));

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