[ovs-discuss] [Solved][Bug] flow deletion before transmission end - transmission stalled
christian.fischer at easterngraphics.com
Tue Nov 30 20:47:30 UTC 2010
On Tuesday 30 November 2010 21:12:16 Justin Pettit wrote:
> On Nov 30, 2010, at 11:50 AM, Christian Fischer wrote:
> > On Tuesday 30 November 2010 20:38:54 Christian Fischer wrote:
> >> On Tuesday 30 November 2010 19:28:07 Ben Pfaff wrote:
> >>> On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 09:18:43AM +0100, Christian Fischer wrote:
> >>>> On Saturday 27 November 2010 23:52:20 Ben Pfaff wrote:
> >>>>> Was the problem and solution anything worth documenting so that we
> >>>>> could help others to avoid this problem in the future?
> >>>> the problem was self made.
> >>>> Having the same mtu for physical interfaces like the virtual interface
> >>>> mtu (ovs, both 1500) isn't a good idea if one likes to use VLANs. 1518
> >>>> is a reasonable value.
> >>>> Well, both, mtu_setting() from InterfaceReconfigure.py and ovs-vsctl
> >>>> add port, have configured 1500 bytes, but I haven't verified the
> >>>> settings, and therefore it was my fault.
> >>> I'm surprised that this was necessary. Most NIC drivers allow an extra
> >>> 4 bytes when a VLAN tag is present. What driver does your NIC use?
> >> e1000e: Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Driver - 1.1.2-NAPI
> > and igb Intel(R) Gigabit Ethernet Network Driver - version 2.1.9
> This is an issue in the Intel driver that we've seen internally. The
> driver calculates the size of the receive FIFO based on whether a VLAN
> group is defined. OVS doesn't use VLAN groups, so the driver sets the
> maximum size to 1514 bytes, but frames with VLANs are 1518. Jesse
> reworked the way VLANs are handled in Linux to make this class of problems
> go away, which should make it into 2.6.37. We may look at patching the
> driver to work with existing kernels. If we do that, we'll forward the
> patch to you.
I've simply added a call to some network initialization code to
I add there some physports, do there the up/down_delay initialization, my
multipath initialization, the physport vlan settings and the physport mtu
That works and is acceptable upgrade safe (XCP).
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