[ovs-dev] [branch-2.11 1/2] Set release date for 2.11.2.
aginwala at asu.edu
Thu Sep 5 23:40:55 UTC 2019
Please back-port the above patches to branch-2.10 too as it fails there
On Thu, Sep 5, 2019 at 4:24 PM Justin Pettit <jpettit at ovn.org> wrote:
> > On Sep 5, 2019, at 4:08 PM, Han Zhou <zhouhan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Shall older branches support latest kernels? If so, some kernel patches
> need to be backported to avoid compile failure. For example, on 2.11, below
> patch is required for kernel module compile to pass on Ubuntu with kernel
> version 4.15.0-60:
> > - datapath: Use new header file net/ipv6_frag.h
> > For the above patch to be backported without conflict, it requires:
> > - datapath: Pass nf_hook_state to nf_conntrack_in()
> > - datapath: Handle removal of nf_conntrack_l3proto.h
> > - datapath: Fix compiling error for 4.14.111+ kernel
> > - datapath: meter: Use struct_size() in kzalloc()
> We support the kernels listed in our releases FAQ for a particular OVS
> 2.11 does indicate that kernel 4.15 should be supported. It looks like
> OVS compiles fine against 4.15.0-58, but something changed in 4.15.0-60. I
> went ahead and pulled the patches you recommended and pushed them to
> branch-2.11. Thanks for figuring it out.
> I'll skip the 2.11.2 release announcement and just jump to 2.11.3.
> Thanks again!
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