[ovs-discuss] Debian init script for openvswitch-controller

Gurucharan Shetty shettyg at nicira.com
Tue May 28 23:59:21 UTC 2013

On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 8:47 AM, Maxime Brun <m.brun at alphalink.fr> wrote:

> Hi,
> There is a problem with the restart action in openvswitch-controller
> init script. If service is not running, it failed.
> dh_installinit (with -R in debian/rules) add restart action in postinst.
> If the service is not running (first install for example), postinst
> terminate with error and package is not marked correctly installed.

I am not sure I understand what you are trying to say here. Are you saying
that installing a openvswitch-controller*.deb fails when it is installed
for the first time? If so, I could not reproduce it. Here is my log.

root at promg-2n-a-dhcp146:~# dpkg -l | grep openvswitch
root at promg-2n-a-dhcp146:~#
root at promg-2n-a-dhcp146:~# dpkg -i openvswitch-common_1.11.90-1_amd64.deb
Selecting previously unselected package openvswitch-common.
(Reading database ... 51629 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking openvswitch-common (from openvswitch-common_1.11.90-1_amd64.deb)
Selecting previously unselected package openvswitch-pki.
Unpacking openvswitch-pki (from openvswitch-pki_1.11.90-1_all.deb) ...
Setting up openvswitch-common (1.11.90-1) ...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Setting up openvswitch-pki (1.11.90-1) ...
root at promg-2n-a-dhcp146:~# dpkg -i
openvswitch-controller_1.11.90-1_amd64.deb Selecting previously unselected
package openvswitch-controller.
(Reading database ... 51679 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking openvswitch-controller (from
openvswitch-controller_1.11.90-1_amd64.deb) ...
Setting up openvswitch-controller (1.11.90-1) ...
 * Starting ovs-controller  ovs-controller
     2013-05-28T15:18:00Z|00001|stream_ssl|INFO|Trusting CA cert from
/etc/openvswitch-controller/cacert.pem (/C=US/ST=CA/O=Open
vSwitch/OU=switchca/CN=OVS switchca CA Certificate (2013 Mar 29 00:15:15))
(fingerprint 97:7d:c5:5c:83:96:c9:0d:49:d2:23:20:10:dc:3f:54:0e:a0:a7:e9)
OK ]
Processing triggers for ureadahead ...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
root at promg-2n-a-dhcp146:~#
root at promg-2n-a-dhcp146:~#
root at promg-2n-a-dhcp146:~# dpkg -l | grep openvswitch
ii  openvswitch-common              1.11.90-1                  Open vSwitch
common components
ii  openvswitch-controller          1.11.90-1                  Open vSwitch
controller implementation
ii  openvswitch-pki                 1.11.90-1                  Open vSwitch
public key infrastructure dependency package
root at promg-2n-a-dhcp146:~#


> I use 1.10.0 but there is no change in git repo since.
> I have just add a call to running before stop_server (like in the other
> actions)
> Regards,
> Maxime
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