[ovs-discuss] unable to create switches in mininet with openvswitch

Gurucharan Shetty shettyg at nicira.com
Fri Oct 31 15:15:26 UTC 2014

On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 5:08 AM, Vasiliy Tolstov <v.tolstov at selfip.ru> wrote:
> Hello. I'm using openvswitch-2.3 and mininet-2.1.0p2 and unable to
> create switches. Openvswitch logs says:
> Oct 27 13:21:43 selfip.ru ovs-vswitchd[468]:
> 2014-10-27T10:21:43Z|00003|ovsdb_idl|WARN|syntax
> "{"details":"cfm_flap_count is not a valid column
> name","error":"syntax
> error","syntax":"[\"admin_state\",\"bfd\",\"bfd_status\",\"cfm_fault\",\"cfm_fault_status\",\"cfm_flap_count\",\"cfm_health\",\"cfm_mpid\",\"cfm_remote_mpids\",\"cfm_remote_opstate\",\"duplex\",\"ifindex\",\"ingress_policing_burst\",\"ingress_policing_rate\",\"lacp_current\",\"link_resets\",\"link_speed\",\"link_state\",\"mac\",\"mac_in_use\",\"mtu\",\"name\",\"ofport\",\"ofport_request\",\"options\",\"other_config\",\"statistics\",\"status\",\"type\"]"}":
> syntax error: <table-updates> includes unknown table "error"
Such errors usually occur if there is a mismatch between the schema
that utilities are compiled with and the schema with which the
database was created. These don't occur if OVS startup scripts are
used. So it is likely a user installation error or a mininet
integration issue.

> Where is the error in mininet or in ovs ?
> --
> Vasiliy Tolstov,
> e-mail: v.tolstov at selfip.ru
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