[ovs-dev] [PATCH V2] compat: Allow IPv6 GRE/ERSPAN Tx when ip6_gre is loaded

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Fri Jul 27 19:31:08 UTC 2018


On Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 11:20:08AM -0700, Greg Rose wrote:
> When for some reason the built-in kernel ip6_gre module is loaded that
> would prevent the openvswitch kernel driver from loading.  Even when
> the built-in kernel ip6_gre module is loaded we can still perform
> port mirroring via Tx.  Adjust the error handling and detect when
> the ip6_gre kernel module is loaded and in that case still enable
> IPv6 GRE/ERSPAN Tx.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Greg Rose <gvrose8192 at gmail.com>
> 
> ---
> 
> V2 - Fix up a couple of issues William found

Thanks.  I applied this to master and branch-2.10.  If it should be
backported further, please let me know how far.


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