[ovs-discuss] Open vSwitch, brcompatd & OpenVZ on Debian

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Thu May 5 16:06:31 UTC 2011


On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 4:20 AM, Sam Gaw <hello at samgaw.co.uk> wrote:
> Thanks Gregor.
>
> That's what I thought but if I configure the bridge, either with ovs-vsctl or brctl, and do an ifup the box kernel panics. If I follow the cookbook example and then join the veth interface to it I can't see the container but get a response from pings; if I assign an IP to the bridge I can connect to the hardware node that OVS is running on.

OpenVZ uses a patched version of the Linux kernel and OVS does not
support these modifications, which is why it panics.



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