[ovs-discuss] building openvswitch with user-mode-linux

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Thu Mar 5 16:56:42 UTC 2015

On Thu, Mar 05, 2015 at 06:18:56PM +0500, david jhon wrote:
> I am using this
> <https://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/virtual/uml/UserModeLinux-HOWTO.txt>
> article to understand debugging a module with user-mode-linux. I am using
> ovs-dev.py to setup openvswitch on my machine but it does not seem to work
> with ARCH=um as it displays the help message when appending ARCH=um with
> conf make command.

It seems like it would be simpler to just enable building the
openvswitch module in your user mode linux kernel configuration, unless
you know for sure you need some feature only in the out-of-tree module.

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