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Re: [alpine-devel] [PATCH] /testing/openvswitch - kernel module bump & improved init scripts

From: Natanael Copa <>
Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2014 10:28:13 +0100

On Wed, 5 Mar 2014 02:11:11 +0000
Stuart Cardall <> wrote:

> Version bump for the 3.10.32 kernel on Main
> Init scripts improved to start ovsdb-server & ovs-vswitchd before
> networking comes up. LXC Guests now autostart correctly on reboots.
> MACVLAN interfaces work out of the box with LXC. To use VETH interfaces
> openvswitch "fake bridges" are needed (as there is no longer a br-compat
> module).
> The kernel module is from the latest commit on the 2.1 branch.
> The userland is from the 2.0.1 release (using the latest git pulls
> in dependencies for pkgconfig / gcc & a few other packages).
> ovs-controller removed as it's no longer part of a default installation.
> ovs-monitor will be removed in version 2.1 as it's rarely used &
> unmaintained.

It failed to apply here because i apparently never applied the kernel
module before.

Do you think you could split the commit into 2? one for
testing/openvswitch and possibly a new rebased patch for
testing/openvswitch-grsec if that is really needed.

why is the kernel module *needed*? why is not the module in mainline
kernel good enough?


Received on Wed Mar 05 2014 - 10:28:13 UTC