[ovs-discuss] INSTALL.bridge : brctl addbr fails

Justin Pettit jpettit at nicira.com
Thu Nov 19 23:38:27 UTC 2009

On Nov 19, 2009, at 2:53 PM, Lee, Jeongkeun wrote:

> After starting ovs-vswitchd and ovs-brcompatd as follows (-P -D options are not accepted)

Sorry about that.  We retired those options, so they that should read "--pidfile" and "--detach".   I'll update the documentation.

>      % ovs-vswitchd -vANY:console:EMER /etc/ovs-vswitchd.conf
>      % ovs-brcompatd -vANY:console:EMER /etc/ovs-vswitchd.conf
> 'brctl addbr br0' fails as follows:
> 	device br0 already exists; can't create bridge with the same name

I can reproduce the problem.  I'll try to get a patch out by the end of the day.


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