[ovs-dev] [PATCH] ovs-ctl: Update comment.

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Mon Jan 28 19:00:03 UTC 2013


Signed-off-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com>
---
 utilities/ovs-ctl.in |    7 ++++---
 1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/utilities/ovs-ctl.in b/utilities/ovs-ctl.in
index 78f67a3..8288e13 100755
--- a/utilities/ovs-ctl.in
+++ b/utilities/ovs-ctl.in
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 #! /bin/sh
-# Copyright (C) 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 Nicira, Inc.
+# Copyright (C) 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 Nicira, Inc.
 #
 # Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
 # you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
@@ -216,8 +216,9 @@ start_forwarding () {
         log_success_msg "ovs-vswitchd is already running"
     else
         # Increase the limit on the number of open file descriptors.
-        # ovs-vswitchd needs 16 per datapath, plus a few extra, so this
-        # should allow for 256 (or more) bridges.
+        # On Linux, ovs-vswitchd needs about one file descriptor per
+        # switch port, so this allows a very large number of switch
+        # ports.
         ulimit -n 5000
 
 	    # Start ovs-vswitchd.
-- 
1.7.2.5




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