[ovs-dev] [PATCH V3 1/2] utilities: On RHEL 7 systems clean up after upgrade

Aaron Conole aconole at redhat.com
Fri Jun 29 20:00:54 UTC 2018


Greg Rose <gvrose8192 at gmail.com> writes:

> When upgrading from older versions of OVS that used the built-in geneve
> kernel module on RHEL 7 systems to newer versions that use the 'compat'
> vport_geneve and vport_vxlan drivers we need to clean up some cruft
> that might have been left over after the upgrade.
>
> Remove any genev_sys_6081 and vxlan_sys_4789 interfaces and then if
> the RHEL 7 geneve or vxlan built-in drivers are loaded remove them
> before loading the new drivers.
>
> Removing the geneve and vxlan built-in drivers will prevent occurrences
> of the "unassociated datapath" errors that can sometimes occur in some
> environments.
>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Rose <gvrose8192 at gmail.com>
>
> ---

Acked-by: Aaron Conole <aconole at redhat.com>


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