[ovs-dev] [PATCH 2/2] cfm: Allow time for CCM reception after cfm_configure();

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Fri Apr 1 20:44:34 UTC 2011

On Fri, Apr 01, 2011 at 01:37:10PM -0700, Ethan Jackson wrote:
> Before this (and the previous) patch, whenever cfm_configure was
> called it would set the fault_timer to expired.  Thus, the next
> call to cfm_run would notice a lack of CCM reception and trigger a
> faulted status.  This is a bug in and of itself, but normally would
> not be a big deal because cfm_configure should only be called
> infrequently (when the database changes).  However due to an
> unrelated bug, cfm_configure() was getting called approximately once
> per second.  This resulted in all monitors showing faults all of
> the time.
> This patch fixes the problem by not expiring the timer at
> cfm_configure().  Instead it gives it the appropriate
> fault_interval amount of time to miss heartbeats.
> Bug #5244.

Looks good.  Thank you!

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