[ovs-discuss] Linux kernel panics when attaching eth cable

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Fri Jan 29 18:22:59 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 11:02:12AM -0500, Jesse Gross wrote:
> The issue is that your network card uses a type of checksum offloading that
> is not supported by earlier versions of OVS.  I recently added support to
> the 'next' branch in our git repository, which hasn't been released yet but
> you can try if you are feeling adventurous.

If it's a matter of checksum offloading, then you may be able make it
work (albeit with a performance hit) by turning off checksum offloading
with 'ethtool'.

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