[ovs-dev] [PATCH v2] connmgr: Fix vswitchd abort when a port is added and the controller is down

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Tue Oct 23 17:00:08 UTC 2018


On Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 04:47:05PM +0530, nusiddiq at redhat.com wrote:
> From: Numan Siddique <nusiddiq at redhat.com>
> 
> We see the below trace when a port is added to a bridge and the configured
> controller is down
> 
> 0x00007fb002f8b207 in raise () from /lib64/libc.so.6
> 0x00007fb002f8c8f8 in abort () from /lib64/libc.so.6
> 0x00007fb004953026 in ofputil_protocol_to_ofp_version () from /lib64/libopenvswitch-2.10.so.0
> 0x00007fb00494e38e in ofputil_encode_port_status () from /lib64/libopenvswitch-2.10.so.0
> 0x00007fb004ef1c5b in connmgr_send_port_status () from /lib64/libofproto-2.10.so.0
> 0x00007fb004efa9f4 in ofport_install () from /lib64/libofproto-2.10.so.0
> 0x00007fb004efbfb2 in update_port () from /lib64/libofproto-2.10.so.0
> 0x00007fb004efc7f9 in ofproto_port_add () from /lib64/libofproto-2.10.so.0
> 0x0000556d540a3f95 in bridge_add_ports__ ()
> 0x0000556d540a5a47 in bridge_reconfigure ()
> 0x0000556d540a9199 in bridge_run ()
> 0x0000556d540a02a5 in main ()
> 
> The abort is because of ofputil_protocol_to_ofp_version() is called with invalid
> protocol - OFPUTIL_P_NONE. Please see [1] for more details. Similar aborts are
> seen as reported in [2].
> 
> The commit [3] changed the behavior of the function rconn_get_version().
> Before the commit [3], the function ofconn_receives_async_msg() would always
> return false if the connection to the controller was down, since
> rconn_get_version() used to return -1. This patch now checks the rconn
> connection status in ofconn_receives_async_msg() and returns false if not
> connected. This would avoid the aborts seen in the above stack trace.
> 
> The issue can be reproduced by running the test added in this patch
> without the fix.
> 
> [1] - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1640045
> [2] - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1637926
> 
> [3] - 476d2551ab ("rconn: Introduce new invariant to fix assertion failure in corner case.")
> 
> Signed-off-by: Numan Siddique <nusiddiq at redhat.com>

Thanks, applied and backported.


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