[ovs-discuss] OVS and CentOS 7

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Fri Oct 3 21:56:32 UTC 2014


Guru, do you think that we should remove this dependency from the
packaging now that pretty much any in-use kernel will have the module
built in?  It sounds like it would make life easier for users.

On Fri, Oct 03, 2014 at 03:13:00PM +0100, Phil Daws wrote:
> Used the sed command and that worked a treat. Have OVS 2.3.90 running on CentOS 7. 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Phil Daws" <uxbod at splatnix.net> 
> To: discuss at openvswitch.org 
> Sent: Friday, 3 October, 2014 9:16:28 AM 
> Subject: Re: [ovs-discuss] OVS and CentOS 7 
> 
> Good morning, 
> 
> Built RPM via Git release, 2.3.90, last night and it passed all tests which is great :) The problem I have now is that when I try and install the package it says: 
> 
> Error: Package: openvswitch-2.3.90-1.x86_64 (/openvswitch-2.3.90-1.x86_64) 
> Requires: openvswitch-kmod 
> 
> I read elsewhere that somebody did the following to remove the dependency: 
> 
> sed 's/openvswitch-kmod, //g' openvswitch-2.3.90/rhel/openvswitch.spec > openvswitch-2.3.90/rhel/openvswitch_no_kmod.spec 
> 
> is that the correct method or have I missed a step somewhere else ? 
> 
> Thanks, P. 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Chris Bennett" <chris at ceegeebee.com> 
> To: "Phil Daws" <uxbod at splatnix.net> 
> Cc: discuss at openvswitch.org 
> Sent: Wednesday, 1 October, 2014 8:28:52 AM 
> Subject: Re: [ovs-discuss] OVS and CentOS 7 
> 
> > Pravin, has the patch for RHEL/CentOS 7 been released ? would it be 
> > best to use GIT for OVS 2.3.0 on these distros ? Thanks. 
> 
> I've been using the kernel version provided with CentOS7 with OVS 
> userspace from 
> http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/openstack/openstack-icehouse/epel-7/ 
> 
> I have an issue with mac learning that I haven't been able to resolve 
> yet (thread just recently on ML) but otherwise it seems to be working 
> fine. 
> 
> Regards, 
> 
> Chris 
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