[ovs-dev] branch-1.7 and kernel 3.4

Tomasz Paszkowski ss7pro at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 17:00:47 UTC 2013


Hi Jesse,

Thank for your response. So if I'll make this module running on newer
kernels is there a chance for those changes to be merged in ?

On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 5:48 PM, Jesse Gross <jesse at nicira.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 8:30 AM, Tomasz Paszkowski <ss7pro at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I found commit on head for 3.4:
>>
>> http://openvswitch.org/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=openvswitch;a=commitdiff;h=8b9a3d50b433c7fbed7b31b3d6f2bda966440b41
>>
>> for 3.7
>>
>> http://openvswitch.org/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=openvswitch;a=commitdiff;h=df2652105fd562ebd66590276cc939c67d37b3e5
>>
>>
>> and for 3.8
>>
>> http://openvswitch.org/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=openvswitch;a=commitdiff;h=465b6c7e352ff4950fb627d383467260b16d3d7f
>>
>>
>> As i understand i can backport them easy to 1.7 ?
>
> It is possible to backport support for new kernels to older versions
> of OVS, although it's likely that you will need additional commits
> beyond the ones you listed above.
>
> However, we don't add support for new kernels to maintenance releases.



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