[Rdo-list] Neutron-openswitch-agent configuration workaround in RDO Juno/Kilo and now in Liberty

Ihar Hrachyshka ihrachys at redhat.com
Thu Nov 5 12:47:46 UTC 2015

Markelov Andrey <amarkelov at yandex.ru> wrote:

> Thanks for clarification!
> No, as I wrote before it is not documented in Liberty,
> but Kilo & Juno:
> "Due to a packaging bug, the Open vSwitch agent initialization script  
> explicitly looks for the Open vSwitch plug-in configuration file rather  
> than a symbolic link /etc/neutron/plugin.ini pointing to the ML2 plug-in  
> configuration file. Run the following commands to resolve this issue:"
> http://docs.openstack.org/kilo/install-guide/install/yum/content/neutron-compute-node.html

Yeah. So long story short, the text you quoted was always wrong, and they  
finally fixed it by removing the notion of ‘a packaging bug’ which was  
never a packaging bug in RDO but a documentation bug in upstream docs.

I am glad to hear it’s not there anymore. That said, I would make sure that  
they actually have proper instructions on how to configure the agent (using  
openvswitch_agent.ini). [For linuxbridge, they are correct:  


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