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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: Anatoly Burakov <anatoly.burakov@intel.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org, Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>,
	stephen@networkplumber.org, stable@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4] eal: fix proc type auto detection
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 10:13:53 +0200
Message-ID: <3981792.lQiNHBRo4J@xps> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <67a795e77bc9f5ac79ab78a878ae19abbead9f50.1563984454.git.anatoly.burakov@intel.com>

24/07/2019 18:07, Anatoly Burakov:
> Currently, primary process holds an exclusive lock on the config
> file, thereby preventing other primaries from spinning up. However,
> when the primary dies, the lock is no longer being held, even though
> there might be other secondary processes still running.
> 
> The fix is two-fold. First of all, downgrade the primary process's
> exclusive lock to a shared lock once we have it. Second of all,
> also take out shared locks on the config from the secondaries. We
> are using fcntl() locks, which get dropped when the file handle is
> closed, so also remove the closure of config file handle.
> 
> Fixes: af75078fece3 ("first public release")
> Cc: stable@dpdk.org
> 
> Signed-off-by: Anatoly Burakov <anatoly.burakov@intel.com>

This is not a new bug, and the fix is a bit complex,
so it is deferred to 19.11 cycle. OK?




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Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-07-23 13:19 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] " Anatoly Burakov
2019-07-23 18:38 ` Stephen Hemminger
2019-07-24 10:04 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] " Anatoly Burakov
2019-07-24 16:04   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] " Anatoly Burakov
2019-07-24 16:07     ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4] " Anatoly Burakov
2019-07-30  8:13       ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2019-07-30  9:19         ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-08-12 10:03       ` David Marchand
2019-08-12 10:21         ` Van Haaren, Harry
2019-08-12 13:30           ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-08-12 13:31         ` Burakov, Anatoly

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