[ovs-discuss] help installing Open vSwitch

Ashish Agarwal agarwal1975 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 3 22:22:00 UTC 2010


config.log is attached.

On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 6:18 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 3:00 PM, Ashish Agarwal <agarwal1975 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I'm trying to install Open vSwitch for the first time. It appears
> > that datapath/linux-2.6/openvswitch_mod.ko never gets built for me,
> although
> > I do not see any error messages in make's output. I did use the
> --with-l26
> > option to configure.
>
> Can you pass along config.log and the output of "make"?
>
> > The instructions also say that bridging support
> > (CONFIG_BRIDGE) is required to build a kernel module. Perhaps this is my
> > error, but I don't know how to check if I have this. Can someone please
> > point me in the right direction.
>
> If bridging support isn't enabled, then I'm pretty sure that the build
> would fail.  If you are using a distribution kernel, then bridging support
> is probably enabled, so it's not really worth worrying about this yet.
>
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