Bug 1777995 - RFE: Update ipvsadm to support Maglev hashing
Summary: RFE: Update ipvsadm to support Maglev hashing
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ipvsadm
Version: 8.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
unspecified
high
Target Milestone: rc
: 8.0
Assignee: Ryan O'Hara
QA Contact: Brandon Perkins
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Depends On: 1798207
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2019-11-28 22:26 UTC by Jonathan Maxwell
Modified: 2020-04-28 16:03 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: ipvsadm-1.30-1.el8
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Last Closed: 2020-04-28 16:03:40 UTC
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Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2020:1726 None None None 2020-04-28 16:03:42 UTC

Internal Links: 1798207

Description Jonathan Maxwell 2019-11-28 22:26:29 UTC
Description of problem:

RFE to update ipvsadm on RHEL8 to include Maglev hashing.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

RHEL 8.1

Actual results:

The Maglev hashing is already available in the ipvs module:

$ git log --oneline kernel-4.18.0-147.el8 | grep -i Maglev
30edf801d7ed netfilter: ipvs: Add configurations of Maglev hashing
039f32e8cdea netfilter: ipvs: Add Maglev hashing scheduler

But the current ipvsadm 1.29-8 is outdated and does not support Maglev hashing.

Expected results:

Update the ipvsadm packet so that it supports Maglev hashing.

For support of Maglev Hashing(mh), ipvsadm v1.30 is required as per: https://lwn.net/Articles/792617

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2020-04-28 16:03:40 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2020:1726


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