[ovs-dev] [PATCH net v3] openvswitch: Allocate memory for ovs internal device stats.

Pravin Shelar pshelar at nicira.com
Mon Oct 19 17:46:15 UTC 2015

On Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 8:31 AM, James Morse <james.morse at arm.com> wrote:
> "openvswitch: Remove vport stats" removed the per-vport statistics, in
> order to use the netdev's statistics fields.
> "openvswitch: Fix ovs_vport_get_stats()" fixed the export of these stats
> to user-space, by using the provided netdev_ops to collate them - but ovs
> internal devices still use an unallocated dev->tstats field to count
> packets, which are no longer exported by this api.
> Allocate the dev->tstats field for ovs internal devices, and wire up
> ndo_get_stats64 with the original implementation of
> ovs_vport_get_stats().
> On its own, "openvswitch: Fix ovs_vport_get_stats()" fixes the OOPs,
> unmasking a full-on panic on arm64:
> =============%<==============
> [<ffffffbffc00ce4c>] internal_dev_recv+0xa8/0x170 [openvswitch]
> [<ffffffbffc0008b4>] do_output.isra.31+0x60/0x19c [openvswitch]
> [<ffffffbffc000bf8>] do_execute_actions+0x208/0x11c0 [openvswitch]
> [<ffffffbffc001c78>] ovs_execute_actions+0xc8/0x238 [openvswitch]
> [<ffffffbffc003dfc>] ovs_packet_cmd_execute+0x21c/0x288 [openvswitch]
> [<ffffffc0005e8c5c>] genl_family_rcv_msg+0x1b0/0x310
> [<ffffffc0005e8e60>] genl_rcv_msg+0xa4/0xe4
> [<ffffffc0005e7ddc>] netlink_rcv_skb+0xb0/0xdc
> [<ffffffc0005e8a94>] genl_rcv+0x38/0x50
> [<ffffffc0005e76c0>] netlink_unicast+0x164/0x210
> [<ffffffc0005e7b70>] netlink_sendmsg+0x304/0x368
> [<ffffffc0005a21c0>] sock_sendmsg+0x30/0x4c
> [SNIP]
> Kernel panic - not syncing: Fatal exception in interrupt
> =============%<==============
> Fixes: 8c876639c985 ("openvswitch: Remove vport stats.")
> Signed-off-by: James Morse <james.morse at arm.com>
Thanks for the fix

Acked-by: Pravin B Shelar <pshelar at nicira.com>

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