[PVE-User] mixed linux bridges and openvswitch

David Lawley davel at upilab.com
Thu Oct 29 21:13:31 CET 2015

Ok works for me.  So with this logic I should be able to shut down said 
machine, remove nics, migrate to other host.  Then restart, replace 

I think I have tried this, but just sounding off right now.  Bit puzzled 
why vmbr0 worked on both.. just affected vmbr1.

On 10/29/2015 4:04 PM, Michael Rasmussen wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Oct 2015 15:51:29 -0400
> David Lawley <davel at upilab.com> wrote:
>> This behaviour is happening on all the nodes ( 1 2 and 4) that have linux bridges..
>> I know there is a lot of reading between the lines here.  I have kind of glossed over the issue.
>> Just wondering if that last node with OVS is affecting the other 3?
>> If you have had some experience in this area your help would be appreciated backing out of OVS.
> The thing is that linux bridge and openvswitch is mutually exclusive
> since both needs to load kernel modules which is supposed to hook into
> the network stack the same place. What you discover is that when
> migrating between a linux bridge and an openvswitch node the running vm
> talks either language but not both at the same time (so to speak)
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