[ovs-discuss] Running userspace as nonroot

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Fri Apr 8 23:42:15 UTC 2011

On Fri, Apr 08, 2011 at 04:05:27PM -0400, Aaron Rosen wrote:
> I'm trying to use ovs without the kernel module. When I start ovs-vswitch
> I'm getting the following error. Any idea whats going wrong? Sorry for all
> the questions.

It looks like we didn't test the userspace switch before releasing OVS
1.1.  I've posted a series of patches to the dev list that make it
work again for me, starting here:

Thank you bringing the problem to my attention.

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