[ovs-discuss] OVS executable

Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo cascardo at redhat.com
Mon Jun 20 19:22:40 UTC 2016

On Mon, Jun 20, 2016 at 07:11:25PM +0000, Rajasekaran, Monica wrote:
> Hi Cascardo,
> I had my binaries in /usr/local/sbin,/usr/local/bin, /usr/sbin and /usr/bin in the host machine as you had specified. I copied them over to my target box with Yocto, changed the $PATH variable and tried to start ovsdb-server. But, got the following error instead:
> ovsdb-server: I/O error: open: /etc/openvswitch/conf.db failed (No such file or directory)

"No such file or directory": it means the file does not exist. Read INSTALL.md
to see how to create it after installing OVS.


> I have never seen this error before. Does this have something to do with any access permissions ovsdb has ? I am running as root.
> Thanks,
> Monica 

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