OVS HW Offload networking not working

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • OVS with Hardware Offload does not automatically configure the network interfaces when creating servers.

  • In the openvswitch-agent.log file it can be seen an ERROR in neutron.plugins.ml2.drivers.openvswitch.agent.extension_drivers.qos_driver with the message: "Port representor ... does not have a PF reference"

2022-05-13 11:04:52.880 30954 ERROR neutron.plugins.ml2.drivers.openvswitch.agent.extension_drivers.qos_driver [req-2a31cc55-8ff7-42ac-93d0-6bb4ae5fa887 - - - - -] Port representor ens1f1_4 does not have a PF reference


  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 16.2

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