[ovs-dev] [PATCH ovn] controller: do not mark bfd and ipv6_pd msgs as local-only

Dumitru Ceara dceara at redhat.com
Mon Oct 11 10:14:33 UTC 2021

On 10/11/21 12:01 PM, Lorenzo Bianconi wrote:
>> On 10/9/21 1:05 AM, Ihar Hrachyshka wrote:
>>> This is correct, thank you for fixing it.
>>> One comment and one question:
>>> 1) While the referred patch that suppressed LOCAL_ONLY traffic exposed
>>> the issue, it was always a bug, though affecting a tiny minority of
>>> scenarios.
>>> For example for PD, one can probably imagine a scenario where PD server
>>> is not located in a provider network but is hosted on a VIF that is
>>> attached to a "public" logical switch (no localnet ports!). This VIF may
>>> be located on a different chassis, in which case, even without the
>>> suppressing patch, PD requests wouldn't reach PD server. On the other
>>> hand, they would reach the server if its VIF would happen to land on the
>>> same chassis. A similar scenario may be envisioned for BFD, where router
>>> ports are distributed across multiple chassis.
>> I agree, the "Fixes" tag looks wrong.  I think it should be:
>> Fixes: e3a398e9146e ("controller: Add ipv6 prefix delegation state machine")
>> Fixes: 365a8a696afb ("bfd: support demand mode on rx side.")
> ack, do I need to repost to fix them?

I guess it's up to the maintainers; in any case if you plan to repost
then feel free to include my ack:

Acked-by: Dumitru Ceara <dceara at redhat.com>


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