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

Justin Pettit jpettit at nicira.com
Fri Nov 20 00:05:44 UTC 2009

On Nov 19, 2009, at 3:38 PM, Justin Pettit wrote:

> 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.

The problem seems to go away for me when I run it with the corrected options.  Can you verify that that works for you?


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