Bug 424871 - Implement netif_release_rx_bufs for copying receiver
Implement netif_release_rx_bufs for copying receiver
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel-xen (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Don Dutile
Martin Jenner
Depends On: 437423
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Reported: 2007-12-14 05:58 EST by Ian Campbell
Modified: 2008-07-24 15:23 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2008-0665
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Last Closed: 2008-07-24 15:23:23 EDT
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linux-2.6.18-xen 137:41918416db51 ported to 2.6.9-67.EL (3.62 KB, patch)
2007-12-14 05:58 EST, Ian Campbell
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Description Ian Campbell 2007-12-14 05:58:58 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #424861 +++

Description of problem:

This kernel does not implement netif_release_rx_bufs for copying receiver which
leaks grant references on hot unplug. This was implemented upstream in 

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-- Additional comment from ijc@hellion.org.uk on 2007-12-14 05:57 EST --
Created an attachment (id=288991)
linux-2.6.18-xen 137:41918416db51 backported to 2.6.18-53.el5
Comment 1 Ian Campbell 2007-12-14 05:58:58 EST
Created attachment 289001 [details]
linux-2.6.18-xen 137:41918416db51 ported to 2.6.9-67.EL
Comment 2 Don Dutile 2007-12-14 14:33:50 EST
A test is needed to show the problem & the fix.
Would a simple rmmod of xen-vnif be sufficient ?
Comment 3 Ian Campbell 2007-12-14 14:43:08 EST
It might but the scenario I was thinking was to attach and detach a VIF from
domain0 using xm network-attach and network-detach.
Comment 4 Bill Burns 2008-02-28 16:28:45 EST
Set devel ack.
Comment 5 Don Dutile 2008-03-19 17:57:18 EDT
Part of post for 437423 -- pv-on-hvm support built into rhel4.7.
Comment 7 Bill Burns 2008-04-30 14:15:46 EDT
Fix for this is already in, as part of the post for bz 437423. Added dependency.

Comment 11 errata-xmlrpc 2008-07-24 15:23:23 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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