[ovs-discuss] Unable to create a port on OVS bridge

Nishanth Devarajan dev_raj82 at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 13 17:17:00 UTC 2015

No I don’t know what Im doing very well. How exactly do I uninstall one of them completely so that I don’t get this problem? Also thanks :)
> On 13-Oct-2015, at 9:55 pm, Gurucharan Shetty <shettyg at nicira.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 9:01 AM, Nishanth Devarajan <dev_raj82 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> It says;
>> /usr/sbin/ovs-vswitchd
>> /usr/local/sbin/ovs-vswitchd
> The error message in your log file says that there was already a
> ovs-vswitchd running. It is likely that since you have 2 ovs-vswitchd
> installed in your system, one of them has already been started with a
> startup script. So when you start the other one, it complained saying
> that another one has already been started.
> You having 2 ovs-vswitchd in /usr/sbin/ and /usr/local/sbin/ also
> tells me that you likely installed one using 'make install' and the
> other using rpm or ubuntu packages. I strongly suggest to uninstall
> one of them (unless you know very well what you are doing)

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