[ovs-discuss] replace the openvswitch.ko without losing the bridge interface's configuration

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Wed Mar 20 18:06:14 UTC 2019


On Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 07:02:41AM +0000, pei Jikui wrote:
> When I replace the openvswitch.ko with a new modified one, the configuration on the bridge such as br0 is lost.  I need to reconfigure its ip address and bring it up again manually.
> 
> Is there any alternative that we could replace the openvswitch.ko without losing the bridge interfaces’ configuration?

Yes, you could use the script we provide and document for that purpose,
either "ovs-ctl force-reload-kmod" or one of the distro-specific
wrappers of it.


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