[ovs-discuss] socket handle leak when pkill/kill -9 ovsdb-server/ovs-vswitchd

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Thu Jun 1 02:20:00 UTC 2017


Yes, that is a better choice.

On Thu, Jun 01, 2017 at 12:49:18AM +0000, fukaige wrote:
> Thank you for your reply, Ben;
> I should use signal 15 instead of 9 to kill the process.
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ben Pfaff [mailto:blp at ovn.org]
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 11:38 PM
> > To: fukaige
> > Cc: ovs-discuss at openvswitch.org
> > Subject: Re: socket handle leak when pkill/kill -9 ovsdb-server/ovs-vswitchd
> > 
> > On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 03:26:04AM +0000, fukaige wrote:
> > > I am using ovs-2.5.2 and find there may be socket handle leak when kill
> > ovsdb-server/ovs-vswitchd thread.
> > > When I use “pkill -9 ovs-vswitchd” kill ovs-vswitchd thread and restart it, the
> > socket file “ovs-vswitchd.12237.ctl” isn’t closed.
> > 
> > There's no way for a process to delete files when it's killed with signal 9.


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