[ovs-dev] branch-1.7 and kernel 3.4

Justin Pettit jpettit at nicira.com
Tue Feb 26 17:19:11 UTC 2013


If it helps, we're planning to release OVS 1.9 in the next day or two, which includes support for kernels up to 3.8.  This will also be a long-term supported branch.

--Justin


On Feb 26, 2013, at 9:00 AM, Tomasz Paszkowski <ss7pro at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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