[ovs-discuss] GRE tunnel not working when interface name lenght > 13 characters

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Wed Feb 15 17:56:16 UTC 2012


On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 9:52 AM, Salvatore Orlando
<Salvatore.Orlando at eu.citrix.com> wrote:
> Hi Jesse,
>
> I apologise I did not configure correctly the vswitch on the Ubuntu machine running 1.2.
> The behaviour seems anyway confirmed in 1.0.99, but I suspect that's unsupported now.
>
> Anyway, is the behaviour when the interface name exceeds the 16 character limit documented?
> Ovs-vsctl did not raise any error message.

It's a standard limit of network devices in Linux.



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