[ovs-discuss] having trouble while trying to install OVS-2.3.1 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit

Joe Stringer joestringer at nicira.com
Tue Apr 14 18:18:25 UTC 2015


I don't know where you're getting /users/peertest/openvswitch-2.3.1
from, your own instructions show that you're extracting OVS to
/work/openvswitch-2.3.1.

On 13 April 2015 at 22:02, Sanghamitra De <sanghamitra.de at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> Hi,
> I ran the command sequence as:
>
> sudo mkdir /work
> cd /work
> wget http://openvswitch.org/releases/openvswitch-2.3.1.tar.gz
> tar zxf openvswitch-2.3.1.tar.gz
> cd openvswitch-2.3.1
> ./configure --with-linux=/lib/modules/`uname -r`/build
> make
> make install
> sudo make modules_install
> sudo /sbin/modprobe openvswitch
>
> /sbin/lsmod
> cd /
> sudo rm -rf /work
>
> After that the disc image was used to load into other nodes.
>
> and then from one of the nodes i was going to try the following sequence:
>
> #ovsdb-tool create /usr/local/etc/openvswitch/conf.db
> /users/peertest/openvswitch-2.3.1/vswitchd/vswitch.ovsschema
> # ovsdb-server --remote=punix:/usr/local/var/run/openvswitch/db.sock \
> --remote=db:Open_vSwitch,Open_vSwitch,manager_options \ --pidfile --detach
>
> ovs-vsctl --no-wait init
> sudo ovs-vswitchd --pidfile --detach --log-file
> sudo ovs-vsctl add-br OVSbr1
> sudo ovs-vsctl add-br OVSbr2
> sudo ifconfig eth2 0
> sudo ifconfig eth3 0
> sudo ovs-vsctl add-port OVSbr1 eth2
> sudo ovs-vsctl add-port OVSbr2 eth3
> sudo ovs-vsctl show
>
>
> but on giving the very first command in the sequence it throws an error like
> the one showed in the screenshot attached.
>
> It seems the file openvswitch-2.3.1 is not present inside /users/peertest/
>
> how is this even possible? anywhere wrong in the sequence?
>
>
>
> Thanks
>
> Sanghamitra
>
> On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 12:00 PM, Joe Stringer <joestringer at nicira.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> On 9 April 2015 at 23:17, Sanghamitra De <sanghamitra.de at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Will simply addition of 'make' and 'make install' as per the above
>> > sequence
>> > ensure that i do not get the error from the configuration commands as
>> > given
>> > in red?
>>
>> Yes.
>
>
>



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