[ovs-discuss] Cannot Install Open vSwitch with DKDP

Timothy Redaelli tredaelli at redhat.com
Fri Nov 23 11:50:01 UTC 2018

On Fri, 23 Nov 2018 16:02:30 +0500
Ramzah Rehman <ramzahrehman at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi. I Have installed Open vSwitch 2.9.4 with DPDK 17.11.4 on Ubuntu 14.04.5
> LTD and kernel version 4.4.0-31-generic following these two links:
> http://docs.openvswitch.org/en/latest/intro/install/dpdk/
> http://docs.openvswitch.org/en/latest/intro/install/general/#general-bootstrapping
> Even though I followed all steps, ovs-vsctl get Open_vSwitch .
> dpdk_initialized gives  ovs-vsctl: Open_vSwitch does not contain a column
> whose name matches "dpdk_initialized"  error. Please help.

this is a normal behavior on OVS 2.9.x since "dpdk_initialized" support
was added in 2.10 (https://github.com/openvswitch/ovs/commit/3e52fa5).

So you can update to OVS 2.10(.1) or you can look for dpdk entries on

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