[ovs-discuss] help

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Tue Apr 13 17:32:46 UTC 2010


On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 10:16:25AM -0700, Justin Pettit wrote:
> On Apr 13, 2010, at 10:07 AM, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 04:24:36PM +0200, Ghanem Bahri wrote:
> >> i try to add a flow with* **ovs-ofctl addflow br0
> >> action=flood*<discuss-request at openvswitch.org>
> >> but i have an error message unknown key word action.
> > 
> > I don't understand the asterisks and the randomly inserted email
> > address in the above.
> > 
> > Could you cut and paste the relevant part of your shell session,
> > including the command and the response?
> 
> I think the problem is that we're requiring some sort flow argument:
> 
>     [root at stumpjump ~]# ovs-ofctl add-flow xenbr0 action=flood
>     ovs-ofctl: unknown keyword action
> 
> Ghanem, can you try setting the "priority" argument, since it
> shouldn't impact the relatively simple rule you're using.  For
> example, it would looks something like this:
> 
>     ovs-ofctl add-flow br0 priority=32768,action=flood

"ovs-ofctl add-flow br0 ,action=flood" works for me.

I've sent out a fix.




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