[ovs-dev] [PATCH 2/2] datapath: Increase maximum allocation size of action list.

Pravin Shelar pshelar at nicira.com
Fri Mar 1 03:43:57 UTC 2013

On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 5:47 PM, Jesse Gross <jesse at nicira.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 11:02 AM, Pravin B Shelar <pshelar at nicira.com> wrote:
>> The switch to flow based tunneling increased the size of each output
>> action in the flow action list.  In extreme cases, this can result
>> in the action list exceeding the maximum buffer size.
>> This doubles the maximum buffer size to compensate for the increase
>> in action size.
>> Action list is recieved from netlink callback which is allocating
>> linear-skb, therefore allocating another multi-page buffer would
>> not increase probability of the allocation-failure by much.
>> Signed-off-by: Pravin B Shelar <pshelar at nicira.com>
> Acked-by: Jesse Gross <jesse at nicira.com>

Pushed both patches to master and 1.10.

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