Unable to upgrade OpenShift after updating to openvswitch-2.8.0-4.el7fdb

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • OpenShift upgrade fails due to ovsdb-server service not starting:
-- Unit ovsdb-server.service has begun starting up.
Jan 18 22:09:49 openshift.example.com ovs-ctl[1106]: runuser: System error
Jan 18 22:09:49 openshift.example.com  ovs-ctl[1106]: /etc/openvswitch/conf.db does not exist ... (warning).
Jan 18 22:09:49 openshift.example.com  ovs-ctl[1106]: Creating empty database /etc/openvswitch/conf.db runuser: System error
Jan 18 22:09:49 openshift.example.com  systemd[1]: ovsdb-server.service: control process exited, code=exited status=1
Jan 18 22:09:49 openshift.example.com  ovs-ctl[1106]: [FAILED]
Jan 18 22:09:49 openshift.example.com  systemd[1]: Failed to start Open vSwitch Database Unit.
-- Subject: Unit ovsdb-server.service has failed

-- The result is failed.
Jan 18 22:08:08 openshift.example.com systemd[1]: Unit ovsdb-server.service entered failed state.
Jan 18 22:08:08 openshift.example.com systemd[1]: ovsdb-server.service failed.
Jan 18 22:08:08 openshift.example.com systemd[1]: ovsdb-server.service holdoff time over, scheduling restart.
Jan 18 22:08:08 openshift.example.com systemd[1]: start request repeated too quickly for ovsdb-server.service
Jan 18 22:08:08 openshift.example.com systemd[1]: Failed to start Open vSwitch Database Unit.

Environment

  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.x
  • openvswitch-2.8.0-4.el7fdb

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