[PVE-User] allow-ovs vs auto

Hongyi Zhao hongyi.zhao at gmail.com
Thu Mar 4 01:24:43 CET 2021


On Wed, Mar 3, 2021 at 5:16 PM <aderumier at odiso.com> wrote:
>
> if you use ifupdown2, it'll use "auto ..."

Yes, see below for more info:

root at pve:~# dpkg --get-selections |grep ifupdown2
ifupdown2                                       install

> this is because ifupdown2 is able to manage relationship.
>
> The web interface will setup correct configuration for you if you use
> ifupdown2 or ifupdown1.

Thanks a lot for pointing this out.

HY

>
> Le mardi 02 mars 2021 à 12:23 +0800, Hongyi Zhao a écrit :
> > If I create an OVS Bridge with the Autostart option using pve's web
> > interface, the following configuration will be generated:
> >
> > auto vmbr0
> > iface vmbr0 inet manual
> > ovs_type OVSBridge
> >
> > OTOH, the examples given on the wiki website
> > <https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Open_vSwitch> use the following format:
> >
> > allow-ovs vmbr0
> > iface vmbr0 inet manual
> >   ovs_type OVSBridge
> >
> > So, I want to know if the "allow-ovs" and "auto" keywords are
> > equivalent in the context for my above scenario. Any hints will be
> > appreciated.
> >
> > Regards
>
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