Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1469838
[RFE] Support in-service restart
Last modified: 2017-11-15 08:33:33 EST
Description of problem:
This bugzilla is a request to support restarting openvswitch (with or without DPDK) with minimal disruption in the networking.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. systemctl restart openvswitch
Traffic stops for long period of time and flows are lost
Flows are restored and the networking traffic is minimally impacted.
RFC patch sent upstream: https://mail.openvswitch.org/pipermail/ovs-dev/2017-July/336440.html