[ovs-dev] [PATCH v2 3/3] secchan: Better tolerate failing controller admission control in fail-open.

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Wed Sep 16 22:20:39 UTC 2009

Peter Balland <peter at nicira.com> writes:

> Ben Pfaff wrote:
>> Pete, you're completely right about this.  I think that we can do
>> better than what this commit does, if we do some work on the NOX
>> side.
>> What I really want to do right now is, then, this:
>>         - Push this as-is.
>>         - File a bug describing my thoughts on how to fix it
>>           properly..
>>         - Fix that bug later, either just in NOX or in OpenFlow
>>           as a whole if we can get the consortium to agree.
>> Does that make sense, or do you think it should be fixed all at
>> once?
>> (This is semi-urgent, because the current implementation of
>> fail-open appears to sometimes causes HA failures and thus host
>> reboots on XenServer.)
> I agree that a fix is urgently needed for this, and don't see any
> problems from pushing the fix as is, so long as it is only as a
> stopgap measure.  

Thank you.  I pushed it out.  I filed bug #2055 to track this new

> I think we should push hard on getting a more permanent
> solution in place ASAP, so I'll take this as an action item to
> make sure the appropriate requirements get communicated to to
> the OpenFlow consortium.

Thank you.

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