Running OVS in CoreOS
There are two ways to run or install OVS in a CoreOS environment:
- Build a CoreOS image with OVS
- Run OVS inside a Docker container with the
As we have already seen in Chapter 1, CoreOS, Yet Another Linux Distro in CoreOS there is no way to install an application. Any service/application should be deployed in a container. So the simple way to run OVS is to run OVS inside a Docker container. Let us see how we can install an OVS docker in CoreOS.
There is already a docker image available with OVS (coreos-ovs). Download this docker image from https://github.com/theojulienne/coreos-ovs github link. Use the following
cloud-config to start this container:
#cloud-config coreos: units: - name: docker.service command: ...