[ovs-discuss] problem with add port to ovs

Justin Pettit jpettit at ovn.org
Sun Apr 24 23:07:19 UTC 2016


> On Apr 23, 2016, at 1:19 AM, Tomasz Łukojko <tomekk312 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> hey,
> 
> Problem start when i want tio add port to br:
> "vs-vsctl add-port br0 gre1 -- set interface gre1 type=gre
> ovs-vsctl: Error detected while setting up 'gre1'.  See ovs-vswitchd log for details."
>  and now i cant add any port. I try del br and make new one but same.
> 
> My process of instalation ovs on kali linux:(its ok?)
> wget http://openvswitch.org/releases/openvswitch-2.5.0.tar.gz
> 
> tar xzf openvswitch-2.5.0
> 
> cd openvswitch-2.5.0
> 
> ./configure --prefix=/usr --with-linux=/lib/modules/`uname -r`/build
> 
> make
> 
> make install
> 
> make modules_install
> 
> depmod –a 
> 
> /sbin/modprobe openvswitch
> 
> /etc/init.d/openvswitch-switch start

In the output shown, you ran "ovs-vswitchd start", not "/etc/init.d/openvswitch-switch start".  You're starting ovs-vswitchd with a database of "start", which isn't going to work.

--Justin





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