Bug#592187: [stable] Bug#576838: virtio network crashes again
On Wed, 2010-09-01 at 05:26 +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-08-31 at 17:34 +0200, Lukas Kolbe wrote:
> > On Tue, 2010-08-31 at 06:35 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > > Then how about convincing the Debian kernel developers to accept these
> > > patches, and work through any regressions that might be found and after
> > > that, reporting back to us?
> > Ben?
> > The reason I contacted you was precisely because it went into 220.127.116.11,
> > e.g. was already accepted into a -stalbe release. I didn't expect it to
> > be such an issue.
> That's not likely if people spread FUD about the backlog patches!
> Dave, did you explicitly exclude these patches from 2.6.32 when you
> submitted them to stable, or is it just that 5534979 "udp: use limited
> socket backlog" depends on a1ab77f "ipv6: udp: Optimise multicast
> reception"? The former patch doesn't look too hard to backport to
> 2.6.32 (see below).
We've currently rolled out our own 2.6.32 kernel with these fixes
applied, and they indeed fix a system crash under our nfs-load. What
else can I do to get these fixes into either Debians' 2.6.32 or Greg's
stable 2.6.32 series?
> From: Zhu Yi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2010 18:01:42 +0000
> Subject: [PATCH] udp: use limited socket backlog
> [ Upstream commit 55349790d7cbf0d381873a7ece1dcafcffd4aaa9 ]
> Make udp adapt to the limited socket backlog change.
> Cc: "David S. Miller" <email@example.com>
> Cc: Alexey Kuznetsov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: "Pekka Savola (ipv6)" <email@example.com>
> Cc: Patrick McHardy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Signed-off-by: Zhu Yi <email@example.com>
> Acked-by: Eric Dumazet <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <email@example.com>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> [bwh: Backport to 2.6.32]