[ovs-discuss] OVS bridge on boot in Debian

Guru Shetty guru at ovn.org
Thu Oct 12 17:50:38 UTC 2017


On 12 October 2017 at 10:29, Omar Ramadan <oramadan at fb.com> wrote:

> Hi list,
>
>
> I am using OVS 2.7.90 with Debian 8.7 and want to configure the switch to
> be loaded on system initialization. I have installed the service
> "openvswitch-switch" and added the following in /etc/network/interfaces
>

How did you install OVS 2.7.90? By 'make install' or via debian packages?


>
> allow-ovs br0
>
> iface br0 inet dhcp
>
>     ovs_type OVSBridge
>
>     ovs_ports eth0
>
>
> allow-br0 eth0
>
> iface eth0 inet manual
>
>     ovs_bridge br0
>
>     ovs_type OVSPort
>
>
> I am still unable to load br0 with ifup.
>
>
> vagrant at magma-dev:/etc/network/interfaces.d$ sudo ifup br0
>
> Lets try with:
ifup --allow=ovs br0



> Cannot find device "br0"
>
> Bind socket to interface: No such device
>
>
> exiting.
>
> Failed to bring up br0.
>
>
> How do these interfaces get set up? Is there anyway to debug this? I've
> built this package from source, so I want to make sure I am not missing
> dependencies. Also should I be adding any additional systemctl units or
> should adding "openvswitch-switch" be enough?
>
>
> Best,
> Omar
>
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