[ovs-dev] [PATCH v2] dpif-netlink: Fix feature negotiation for older kernels

Ilya Maximets i.maximets at ovn.org
Tue Oct 12 19:27:03 UTC 2021


On 9/16/21 10:40, Dumitru Ceara wrote:
> On 9/15/21 5:08 PM, Mark Gray wrote:
>> Older kernels do not reject unsupported features. This can lead
>> to a situation in which 'ovs-vswitchd' believes that a feature is
>> supported when, in fact, it is not.
>>
>> This patch probes for this by attempting to set a known unsupported
>> feature.
>>
>> Reported-by: Dumitru Ceara <dceara at redhat.com>
>> Reported-at: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2004083
>> Suggested-by: Ilya Maximets <i.maximets at ovn.org>
>> Signed-off-by: Mark Gray <mark.d.gray at redhat.com>
>> ---
> 
> This works for me, for this version:
> 
> Tested-by: Dumitru Ceara <dceara at redhat.com>

Thanks!  Applied and backported to 2.16.

Best regards, Ilya Maximets.


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