[ovs-dev] [PATCH 2/2] docs: Correct DB init instructions in INSTALL.Linux.

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Thu Jun 24 15:54:31 PDT 2010

We tell people to run "ovs-vsctl init" before starting
ovs-vswitchd but this causes it to hang until it times
out so add "--no-wait" as well.
 INSTALL.Linux |    4 ++--
 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/INSTALL.Linux b/INSTALL.Linux
index 181a2df..7cfba40 100644
--- a/INSTALL.Linux
+++ b/INSTALL.Linux
@@ -242,11 +242,11 @@ installation, above, and to listen on a Unix domain socket, e.g.:
       % ovsdb-server /usr/local/etc/ovs-vswitchd.conf.db --remote=punix:/usr/local/var/run/openvswitch/db.sock
-Then initialize the database with "ovs-vsctl init".  This is only
+Then initialize the database using ovs-vsctl.  This is only
 necessary the first time after you create the database with
 ovsdb-tool (but running it at any time is harmless):
-      % ovs-vsctl init
+      % ovs-vsctl --no-wait init
 Then start the main Open vSwitch daemon, telling it to connect to the
 same Unix domain socket:

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