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openvswitch – now trying on ubuntu

by on December 5, 2012

On RHEL I just could not make the bloody thing work.

Once the package is downloaded (, one had to follow so many sites to find the right patch for this.

I followed this guy 
and some from here –
and the patch from here –

and eventually I manage to compile the openvswitch.

BUT – creating a bridge using the ovs commands gave me naught.

I wrote a few scripts that create and remove bridges. the “regular” bridge work fine, but the ovs bridge do not work.

So, now I move to ubuntu.

first time with this Linux distribution, and so far, so good.

following the instruction here –

and I do hope to success.


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