[ovs-dev] [PATCH] datapath-windows: Enable failure after restarting extension

Nithin Raju nithin at vmware.com
Thu Aug 27 21:02:17 UTC 2015


> ----Original Message-----
> From: Nithin Raju [mailto:nithin at vmware.com] 
> Sent: Monday, 3 August, 2015 20:22
> To: Sorin Vinturis
> Cc: dev at openvswitch.org
> Subject: Re: [ovs-dev] [PATCH] datapath-windows: Enable failure after restarting extension
> 
>> On Jul 15, 2015, at 7:50 AM, Sorin Vinturis <svinturis at cloudbasesolutions.com> wrote:
>> 
>> If the extension was previously enabled and running, after issuing a 
>> restart, stop+start, the extension fails to be enabled. This happens 
>> because the extension's DeviceObject is not yet initialized before the 
>> FilterAttach routine is called.
>> 
>> This patch addresses this issue.
>> 
>> Signed-off-by: Sorin Vinturis <svinturis at cloudbasesolutions.com>
>> Reported-by: Sorin Vinturis <svinturis at cloudbasesolutions.com>

hi Sorin,
Thanks for the explanation. The race condition is indeed very intricate.

Acked-by: Nithin Raju <nithin at vmware.com>


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