[ovs-discuss] Have to write whole path for using utilities

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Wed Feb 7 18:35:05 UTC 2018

On Wed, Feb 07, 2018 at 02:27:20PM +0800, Attitude Killer wrote:
> I cloned ovs from github. When I use this command "ovsdb-tool create
> /usr/local/etc/openvswitch/conf.db \  vswitchd/vswitch.ovsschema"
> I get an error saying :* "The program 'ovsdb-tool' is currently not
> installed. You can install it by typing:*
> *sudo apt install openvswitch-switch"*
> Installing openvswitch-switch via apt installs 2.5 version of ovs whereas I
> want to use 2.8.1.
> I make it work by writing the whole path to the ovsdb folder and also the
> same happens with using utilities. For example:
> *$ /home/att/ovs/utilities/ovs-vsctl --version*
> Please help me with the solution of this problem.

It sounds like you didn't install OVS.  The installation instructions
are in Documentation/intro/install/general.rst.

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