[ovs-discuss] Disable the background flows-purge thread

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Thu Jan 19 17:10:02 UTC 2017

On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 08:53:26AM +0000, Avi Cohen wrote:
> I want to disable the thread (just for some experiments) that is
> responsible to purge flows from data-path- based on the Least Recently
> Used (LRU) algorithm What is the best way to do this ?  disabling the
> udpif_revalidator thread ? other ?

That will have the effect you want, but it will also cause incorrect
behavior because those threads are also responsible for finding and
fixing flows whose actions are no longer correct.

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