[ovs-discuss] failed to "ovs-vsctl add-port"

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Fri Jun 23 00:27:36 UTC 2017

On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 01:48:23PM +0800, Margin Hu wrote:
> [root at cloud ]# ovs-vsctl del-port provision bond0
> [root at cloud]# ovs-vsctl add-port provision bond0
> ovs-vsctl: Error detected while setting up 'bond0'.  See ovs-vswitchd log
> for details.
> ovs-vswitchd.log
> 1581163:2017-06-22T05:42:07.644Z|283577|dpif|WARN|system at ovs-system: failed
> to add bond0 as port: File exists
> how to solve the issue?   which file  did "File exists" mean?

This may mean that bond0 is already in use in some incompatible way; for
example, that it is part of a Linux bridge created with "brctl addbr".

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