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

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Wed May 31 15:37:55 UTC 2017

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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