[ovs-discuss] ovs-brcompatd on CentOS/RHEL 6.x

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Wed Feb 1 17:58:05 UTC 2012


Is it only "brctl show" that has problems, or do other brctl commands
have problems too?

On Wed, Feb 01, 2012 at 12:03:06PM +0100, Frido Roose wrote:
> It definitely has to do with the version of the bridge utils.  I recompiled
> the bridge-utils included with Centos 5.7 (bridge-utils-1.1-3.el5.src.rpm)
> for Centos 6.2.
> Works perfectly now:
> 
> # brctl show
> bridge name bridge id STP enabled interfaces
> vbr314 0000.e41f131c3efc no bond0.314
> vnet0
> vbr315 0000.e41f131c3efc no bond0.315
> 
> It would be nice however if it would work with the default bridge-utils
> version (bridge-utils-1.2-9.el6.x86_64).
> 
> Best regards,
> Frido
> 
> 
> On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 6:30 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 10:21:46AM +0100, Frido Roose wrote:
> > > I'm currently trying openvswitch in a KVM environment on CentOS 6.2, and
> > > I'm having a problem with the compatibility mode when running
> > ovs-brcompatd.
> > >
> > > # ovs-vsctl add-br vbr314
> > > # brctl show
> > > bridge name bridge id STP enabled interfaces
> > > vbr314 /sys/class/net/vbr314/bridge: No such file or directory
> > > /sys/class/net/vbr314/bridge: No such file or directory
> > > /sys/class/net/vbr314/bridge: No such file or directory
> > > /sys/class/net/vbr314/bridge: No such file or directory
> > > /sys/class/net/vbr314/bridge: No such file or directory
> > > /sys/class/net/vbr314/bridge: No such file or directory
> > > /sys/class/net/vbr314/bridge: No such file or directory
> > > /sys/class/net/vbr314/bridge: No such file or directory
> > > /sys/class/net/vbr314/bridge: No such file or directory
> > > /sys/class/net/vbr314/bridge: No such file or directory
> > > /sys/class/net/vbr314/bridge: No such file or directory
> > > /sys/class/net/vbr314/bridge: No such file or directory
> > > 0000.cade601c144d no
> > >
> > > I've read somewhere on the net that the bridge tools in RHEL 6.x are too
> > > recent.  Are there any workarounds, or is an update on this planned for a
> > > coming release?
> >
> > What version of the bridge tools do you have?
> >



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