Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 432411
xen vif rate limit is not working
Last modified: 2009-01-09 00:58:32 EST
Description of problem:
according with this changeset
I am able to limit the speed of domU networking, but for me is not working
kernel = "/boot/Kernel-xenU"
ramdisk = "/boot/initrd-ext3-xenU"
memory = 2048
name = "emerson"
disk = [ 'phy:/dev/VolGroup00/emerson_root,xvda1,w',
root = "/dev/xvda1"
extra = "ro selinux=0 3 console=/dev/xvc0 "
vif = ['mac=00:16:3e:36:5b:a1, vifname=emerson, rate=128KB/s']
on_poweroff = 'restart'
on_reboot = 'restart'
on_crash = 'restart'
#on_poweroff = 'destroy'
vif section of xm list --long
after this I am still able to push 5-10mb/s on domU
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
why the domU networking is not limited to 128KB/s rate ?
FYI, our Xen maintenance team is 100% focused on porting Xen kernels to 2.6.24 +
paravirt_ops. This short-term intensive effort unfortunately means we do not
have resources to deeply investigate kernel bugs such as this ticket, in the
legacy F7/F8 kernel-xen.
That said, if anyone can identify patches that will solve this bug we certainly
look at applying them in an update.
Otherwise I'd recommend trying out a combination of 'tc' and 'iptables' to
perform traffic shaping per-guest in the host networking stack.
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