[ovs-dev] FAQ: Indicate OVS 2.8 supports up to Linux 4.12.

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Justin Pettit Sept. 5, 2017, 5:22 p.m.
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Ben Pfaff Sept. 7, 2017, 5:14 p.m. | #1
On Tue, Sep 05, 2017 at 10:22:47AM -0700, Justin Pettit wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Justin Pettit <jpettit@ovn.org>

Acked-by: Ben Pfaff <blp@ovn.org>
Justin Pettit Sept. 7, 2017, 8:09 p.m. | #2
> On Sep 7, 2017, at 10:14 AM, Ben Pfaff <blp@ovn.org> wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Sep 05, 2017 at 10:22:47AM -0700, Justin Pettit wrote:
>> Signed-off-by: Justin Pettit <jpettit@ovn.org>
> 
> Acked-by: Ben Pfaff <blp@ovn.org>

Thanks.  I pushed this to master and branch-2.8.

--Justin
Greg Rose Sept. 7, 2017, 10:42 p.m. | #3
On 09/07/2017 01:09 PM, Justin Pettit wrote:
> 
>> On Sep 7, 2017, at 10:14 AM, Ben Pfaff <blp@ovn.org> wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 05, 2017 at 10:22:47AM -0700, Justin Pettit wrote:
>>> Signed-off-by: Justin Pettit <jpettit@ovn.org>
>>
>> Acked-by: Ben Pfaff <blp@ovn.org>
> 
> Thanks.  I pushed this to master and branch-2.8.

There are patches posted to this list (by me) that will update
Linux kernel support to 4.13 for the master branch.

Thanks,

- Greg

> 
> --Justin
> 
> 
> 
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Justin Pettit Sept. 7, 2017, 10:44 p.m. | #4
> On Sep 7, 2017, at 3:42 PM, Greg Rose <gvrose8192@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> On 09/07/2017 01:09 PM, Justin Pettit wrote:
>>> On Sep 7, 2017, at 10:14 AM, Ben Pfaff <blp@ovn.org> wrote:
>>> 
>>> On Tue, Sep 05, 2017 at 10:22:47AM -0700, Justin Pettit wrote:
>>>> Signed-off-by: Justin Pettit <jpettit@ovn.org>
>>> 
>>> Acked-by: Ben Pfaff <blp@ovn.org>
>> Thanks.  I pushed this to master and branch-2.8.
> 
> There are patches posted to this list (by me) that will update
> Linux kernel support to 4.13 for the master branch.

Great.  As you increase the supported version, can you update the FAQ and NEWS?  That's the easiest way for us to know what version supports which kernels.

Thanks,

--Justin
Greg Rose Sept. 7, 2017, 10:45 p.m. | #5
On 09/07/2017 03:44 PM, Justin Pettit wrote:
> 
>> On Sep 7, 2017, at 3:42 PM, Greg Rose <gvrose8192@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 09/07/2017 01:09 PM, Justin Pettit wrote:
>>>> On Sep 7, 2017, at 10:14 AM, Ben Pfaff <blp@ovn.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Sep 05, 2017 at 10:22:47AM -0700, Justin Pettit wrote:
>>>>> Signed-off-by: Justin Pettit <jpettit@ovn.org>
>>>>
>>>> Acked-by: Ben Pfaff <blp@ovn.org>
>>> Thanks.  I pushed this to master and branch-2.8.
>>
>> There are patches posted to this list (by me) that will update
>> Linux kernel support to 4.13 for the master branch.
> 
> Great.  As you increase the supported version, can you update the FAQ and NEWS?  That's the easiest way for us to know what version supports which kernels.

They're not yet applied.  I can do so once they're applied.

thanks,

- Greg

> 
> Thanks,
> 
> --Justin
> 
> 
>
Justin Pettit Sept. 7, 2017, 10:47 p.m. | #6
> On Sep 7, 2017, at 3:45 PM, Greg Rose <gvrose8192@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> On 09/07/2017 03:44 PM, Justin Pettit wrote:
>>> On Sep 7, 2017, at 3:42 PM, Greg Rose <gvrose8192@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> On 09/07/2017 01:09 PM, Justin Pettit wrote:
>>>>> On Sep 7, 2017, at 10:14 AM, Ben Pfaff <blp@ovn.org> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Tue, Sep 05, 2017 at 10:22:47AM -0700, Justin Pettit wrote:
>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Justin Pettit <jpettit@ovn.org>
>>>>> 
>>>>> Acked-by: Ben Pfaff <blp@ovn.org>
>>>> Thanks.  I pushed this to master and branch-2.8.
>>> 
>>> There are patches posted to this list (by me) that will update
>>> Linux kernel support to 4.13 for the master branch.
>> Great.  As you increase the supported version, can you update the FAQ and NEWS?  That's the easiest way for us to know what version supports which kernels.
> 
> They're not yet applied.  I can do so once they're applied.

Yes, I understand.  It's just nice to update those docs in the same patch that's adding support.

--Justin
Greg Rose Sept. 7, 2017, 10:48 p.m. | #7
On 09/07/2017 03:47 PM, Justin Pettit wrote:
> 
>> On Sep 7, 2017, at 3:45 PM, Greg Rose <gvrose8192@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 09/07/2017 03:44 PM, Justin Pettit wrote:
>>>> On Sep 7, 2017, at 3:42 PM, Greg Rose <gvrose8192@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On 09/07/2017 01:09 PM, Justin Pettit wrote:
>>>>>> On Sep 7, 2017, at 10:14 AM, Ben Pfaff <blp@ovn.org> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Tue, Sep 05, 2017 at 10:22:47AM -0700, Justin Pettit wrote:
>>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Justin Pettit <jpettit@ovn.org>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Acked-by: Ben Pfaff <blp@ovn.org>
>>>>> Thanks.  I pushed this to master and branch-2.8.
>>>>
>>>> There are patches posted to this list (by me) that will update
>>>> Linux kernel support to 4.13 for the master branch.
>>> Great.  As you increase the supported version, can you update the FAQ and NEWS?  That's the easiest way for us to know what version supports which kernels.
>>
>> They're not yet applied.  I can do so once they're applied.
> 
> Yes, I understand.  It's just nice to update those docs in the same patch that's adding support.
> 
> --Justin
> 
> 
> 

Oh, I see what you mean.  I'll respin the series and add a patch to update the FAQ and NEWS.

Thanks,

- Greg
Justin Pettit Sept. 7, 2017, 10:49 p.m. | #8
> On Sep 7, 2017, at 3:48 PM, Greg Rose <gvrose8192@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> On 09/07/2017 03:47 PM, Justin Pettit wrote:
>>> On Sep 7, 2017, at 3:45 PM, Greg Rose <gvrose8192@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> On 09/07/2017 03:44 PM, Justin Pettit wrote:
>>>>> On Sep 7, 2017, at 3:42 PM, Greg Rose <gvrose8192@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> On 09/07/2017 01:09 PM, Justin Pettit wrote:
>>>>>>> On Sep 7, 2017, at 10:14 AM, Ben Pfaff <blp@ovn.org> wrote:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On Tue, Sep 05, 2017 at 10:22:47AM -0700, Justin Pettit wrote:
>>>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Justin Pettit <jpettit@ovn.org>
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Acked-by: Ben Pfaff <blp@ovn.org>
>>>>>> Thanks.  I pushed this to master and branch-2.8.
>>>>> 
>>>>> There are patches posted to this list (by me) that will update
>>>>> Linux kernel support to 4.13 for the master branch.
>>>> Great.  As you increase the supported version, can you update the FAQ and NEWS?  That's the easiest way for us to know what version supports which kernels.
>>> 
>>> They're not yet applied.  I can do so once they're applied.
>> Yes, I understand.  It's just nice to update those docs in the same patch that's adding support.
>> --Justin
> 
> Oh, I see what you mean.  I'll respin the series and add a patch to update the FAQ and NEWS.

That'd be great.  It's just easy to miss otherwise.  Thanks!

--Justin
Greg Rose Sept. 8, 2017, 12:20 a.m. | #9
On 09/07/2017 03:49 PM, Justin Pettit wrote:
> 
>> On Sep 7, 2017, at 3:48 PM, Greg Rose <gvrose8192@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 09/07/2017 03:47 PM, Justin Pettit wrote:
>>>> On Sep 7, 2017, at 3:45 PM, Greg Rose <gvrose8192@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On 09/07/2017 03:44 PM, Justin Pettit wrote:
>>>>>> On Sep 7, 2017, at 3:42 PM, Greg Rose <gvrose8192@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 09/07/2017 01:09 PM, Justin Pettit wrote:
>>>>>>>> On Sep 7, 2017, at 10:14 AM, Ben Pfaff <blp@ovn.org> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Tue, Sep 05, 2017 at 10:22:47AM -0700, Justin Pettit wrote:
>>>>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Justin Pettit <jpettit@ovn.org>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Acked-by: Ben Pfaff <blp@ovn.org>
>>>>>>> Thanks.  I pushed this to master and branch-2.8.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> There are patches posted to this list (by me) that will update
>>>>>> Linux kernel support to 4.13 for the master branch.
>>>>> Great.  As you increase the supported version, can you update the FAQ and NEWS?  That's the easiest way for us to know what version supports which kernels.
>>>>
>>>> They're not yet applied.  I can do so once they're applied.
>>> Yes, I understand.  It's just nice to update those docs in the same patch that's adding support.
>>> --Justin
>>
>> Oh, I see what you mean.  I'll respin the series and add a patch to update the FAQ and NEWS.
> 
> That'd be great.  It's just easy to miss otherwise.  Thanks!
> 
> --Justin
> 
> 
> 

Ha! Ran into a problem while compiling against 4.13.  We need some compat fixes.  I'll add them to
the patch series as well.

Thanks,

- Greg

Patch

diff --git a/Documentation/faq/releases.rst b/Documentation/faq/releases.rst
index 2ecc24c4d50e..c785529528e9 100644
--- a/Documentation/faq/releases.rst
+++ b/Documentation/faq/releases.rst
@@ -65,6 +65,7 @@  Q: What Linux kernel versions does each Open vSwitch release work with?
     2.5.x        2.6.32 to 4.3
     2.6.x        3.10 to 4.7
     2.7.x        3.10 to 4.9
+    2.8.x        3.10 to 4.12
     ============ ==============
 
     Open vSwitch userspace should also work with the Linux kernel module built