Bug 1469838 - [RFE] Support in-service restart [NEEDINFO]
[RFE] Support in-service restart
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: openvswitch (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Timothy Redaelli
Rick Alongi
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Blocks: 1472866
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Reported: 2017-07-11 20:01 EDT by Flavio Leitner
Modified: 2017-11-15 08:33 EST (History)
5 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: openvswitch-2.8.0-4.el7fdb
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Description Flavio Leitner 2017-07-11 20:01:14 EDT
Description of problem:

This bugzilla is a request to support restarting openvswitch (with or without DPDK) with minimal disruption in the networking.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. systemctl restart openvswitch

Actual results:
Traffic stops for long period of time and flows are lost

Expected results:
Flows are restored and the networking traffic is minimally impacted.
Comment 3 Timothy Redaelli 2017-08-03 10:31:12 EDT
RFC patch sent upstream: https://mail.openvswitch.org/pipermail/ovs-dev/2017-July/336440.html

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