[ovs-discuss] newbie discovering ovs

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Wed Jan 19 17:58:59 UTC 2011

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 09:51:31AM +0100, Xavier COUDIN wrote:
> I installed ovs from sources. Compilation was OK, initialization was OK.
> I chose to compile-install it without kernel module, so that means
> as userspace. Maybe in the future I will compile kernel modules, but
> I prefered to test in userpsace for the moment.

We don't test the userspace version of OVS very much, so it could easily
have bugs that the kernel version doesn't, even bugs that keep it from
working at all.

I hope that you read the instructions in INSTALL.userspace.

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