[ovs-dev] [PATCH] bond: Reconfigure flows when bond mode changes.

Ethan Jackson ethan at nicira.com
Wed Apr 13 20:41:50 UTC 2011


I discussed the bond_entry issue with Ben offline.  It turns out, that
it's better to reset the bond_entrys, but not required for correct
operation.  I'm in the middle of implementing bond_entry reset for
these two patches and it turns out to be slightly more involved than I
expected.  I'm going to go ahead and merge these patches as they are,
and submit another patch later today which resets the bond_entrys.

Ethan

On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 11:19 AM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 05:56:31PM -0700, Ethan Jackson wrote:
>> Changes in the bonding mode can cause drastic changes in flow
>> assignments to slaves.  This commit causes all flows in a bridge
>> to be revalidated when bond_reconfigure() changes its bonding mode.
>> This approach is a bit aggressive, but bond reconfiguration
>> shouldn't happen often.
>
> This looks correct to me, but does it go far enough?  Don't we also
> need to clear out all of the "bond_entry"s too?
>



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