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[Xen-API] Re: ovs-vswitchd high cpu and memory use eventually crashes

To: "Andres E. Moya" <public-amoya-6IoTNRIFf+UAspv4Qr0y0gC/G2K4zDHf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-API] Re: ovs-vswitchd high cpu and memory use eventually crashes
From: Ben Pfaff <blp@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2011 19:11:39 -0700
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"Andres E. Moya"
<amoya-6IoTNRIFf+UAspv4Qr0y0gC/G2K4zDHf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> we tried the fix
> echo "NR_DOMAIN0_VCPUS=1" > /etc/sysconfig/unplug-vcpus
> 24 hours later the same thing happened

The symptoms sound like a small per-flow memory leak.  When I get
a chance, I'll test for that.  (Or you can do so yourself with
--leak-check and ovs-parse-leaks and send a patch.)

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