[ovs-dev] intermittent crash during ovsdb updates with ovs-2.4

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Tue Oct 13 20:57:01 UTC 2015

On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 05:20:45PM -0700, Sabyasachi Sengupta wrote:
> We are moving to the recently released ovs-2.4 and are seeing some random
> crashes during ovsdb periodic updates into vswitchd. Some preliminary
> analysis is below. The crash typically happens after we've successfully
> brought up ovs and have downloaded some configs and after we start
> initiating some traffic but no particular pattern. It appears ovs main
> thread crashes while trying to periodically update ovsdb with stats and
> controller table updates. Below debugging is the case when its trying
> controller table update.

I've spent some time this afternoon trying to reproduce the problem.
I've been unsuccessful.  Can you provide a simple formula for
reproducing it?  If you do, then I am confident that I can fix the



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