[ovs-discuss] OvS Processes
blp at ovn.org
Fri Oct 16 22:32:10 UTC 2020
ovs-vswitchd normally has only one process. If you use --monitor, then
it creates a second process to restart the main one if it crashes. If
you see more than that, either they are actually threads within
ovs-vswitchd (it can have several) or you somehow started multiple
copies of ovs-vswitchd.
On Fri, Oct 16, 2020 at 07:28:58PM -0300, Filipe Lemos wrote:
> for some reason it wasn't accepting to send the email. I guess it remove
> the screenshot and after trying to send to both groups it choose to sed
> Well, the processes are ovsdb-server and ovs-vswitchd (which seems to have
> a tree of processes under it ).
> Em sex., 16 de out. de 2020 às 19:23, Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> escreveu:
> > On Fri, Oct 16, 2020 at 06:23:24PM -0300, Filipe Lemos wrote:
> > > I tried to learn more about each process created by running OvS while my
> > > bridge runs as a SDN switch connected to a controller. I can see that
> > there
> > > are 4 processes with ovs in the name, as shown in the attached
> > screenshot.
> > > What does each one of them do? There is any documentation explaining
> > them?
> > Please don't crosspost to both lists.
> > I don't see an attached screenshot. What are the names of the
> > processes?
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