Bug#675010: linux-image-3.3.0-trunk-amd64: Please include CONFIG_OPENVSWITCH as a module
On Tue, 2012-05-29 at 12:18 +0200, Arno Töll wrote:
> Package: linux-2.6
> Version: 3.3.4-1~experimental.1
> Severity: wishlist
> kernel 3.3 got mainline support for Open vSwitch (CONFIG_OPENVSWITCH /
> openvswitch.ko) which was previously available as a DKMS module package. This
> would make the module-assistant and DKMS packages openvswitch-datapath-source and
> openvswitch-datapath-dkms obsolete.
I don't think so. As I understand it, the in-tree version does not yet
have all the features of the out-of-tree version, and some features may
have to be implemented differently (more integrated with the rest of the
> Anyhow this module is required to get openvswitch running on Debian, where the
> userspace utilities do already exist.
Have you tried building the kernel with this option? Does the in-tree
module work properly with the existing utilities package?
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