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SubjectRe: No sysfs directory for openvswitch module when built-in
On Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 1:59 PM, Rusty Russell <> wrote:
> Cong Wang <> writes:
>> Hello, Rusty, Jesse,
>> I met an interesting problem when I compile openvswitch module as a
>> built-in (actually I compile ALL kernel modules as built-in), there is
>> no /sys/module/openvswitch/ directory created by the kernel in this
>> case.
> ...
>> What's worse, the user-space init script thinks openvswitch module is
>> not loaded by checking the exist of this directory, therefore refuses
>> to start.
> We only know built-in "modules" exist if we see a parameter or version
> which mention them. Looking for /sys/module/openvswitch/ is almost as
> flawed as looking in /proc/modules.

You are right. Ben will fix the openvswitch init script.

Thanks for your reply!

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