[ovs-discuss] [Open vSwitch 1.1.0-pre1] ovs-vsctl hangs with ovs-vsctl set-controller <bridge> tcp:<ip>

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Wed Sep 8 03:55:38 UTC 2010

On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 8:37 PM, Vishal Swarankar
<vishal.swarnkar at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have tried this multiple time with Open vSwitch 1.1.0-pre1 (Sep 01/10
> release).
> Steps to repro:
> 1) follow INSTALL.LINUX steps to install vswitch ( ovsdb-server,
> ovs-vswitchd is running and bridge is installed using ovs-vsctl ).
> 2) Run ovs-controller on the same machine
>     sudo ovs-controller -v --with-flows /home/vishal/newVMs/flow-rules
> --log-file controller.log ptcp:
> 3) Run ovs-vsctl to setup Of controller for vswitch
>     sudo ovs-vsctl set-controller <bridge> tcp:<ip>
> This command never returns back and when I do ps -eaf | grep vswitchd, I
> dont find vswitchd running.

Did ovs-vswitchd die?  Can you turn on core dumps and pass along a backtrace?
Can you pass along what ovs-vswitchd, ovsdb-server, and ovs-vsctl wrote to
the system log?



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