On a RHV host with IPv6 disabled, OVN fails to start

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  • If IPv6 is not enabled, vdsmd is unable to start as the udevadm settle command cannot complete successfully. The following error is found in the vdsmd journal:

    Feb 11 16:46:28 hypervisor001 vdsm[204550]: ERROR Command ['/sbin/udevadm', 'settle', '--timeout=20'] failed with rc=1 out='' err=''


  • RHV 4.2
  • Openvswitch
  • IPv6 protocol

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