[ovs-discuss] Getting OpenFlow Set Up

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Thu Oct 14 03:22:45 UTC 2010

On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 11:46:20AM +0900, Derek Cormier wrote:
> Hmm it seems I was wrong. I was able to get ovs-openflowd running
> just using a datapath with no virtual bridge involved. I thought
> this was necessary... When is it necessary, when you are using
> ovs-vswithd?

It is never necessary to run both ovs-openflowd and ovs-vswitchd, and
should not be done.

(Where did you get the idea to run both?  This keeps coming up, with new
users, even though we've documented in a few places that you shouldn't
do it.)

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