[ovs-dev] [PATCH 3/3] datapath: Do not fail to load on gre protocol conflict

William Tu u9012063 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 16:07:52 UTC 2018


On Mon, Jun 4, 2018 at 1:14 PM, Greg Rose <gvrose8192 at gmail.com> wrote:
> The ERSPAN feature depends on the gre kernel module so on systems where
> the ERSPAN feature isn't supported the openvswitch kernel module would
> attempt to grab the ipv4 GRE protocol entry point and would fail to load
> if it could not.
>
> This patch modifies openvswitch to not fail to load when the gre kernel
> module is loaded and instead it will print a warning message to the
> kernel system log indicating that the ERSPAN feature may not be
> available.
>
> We need this patch because users are experiencing failures due to the
> conflicts and high priority bugs are resulting.
>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Rose <gvrose8192 at gmail.com>
> ---


I read through the patch and look good to me.
Acked-by: William Tu <u9012063 at gmail.com>


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