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[Qemu-devel] [Bug 1556306] Re: vhost-user: qemu stops processing packets
[Qemu-devel] [Bug 1556306] Re: vhost-user: qemu stops processing packets under high load of traffic
Wed, 16 Mar 2016 11:43:48 -0000
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vhost-user: qemu stops processing packets under high load of traffic
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Description of problem:
- qemu socket becomes full, causing qemu to send incomplete
SET_VRING_CALL messages to vhost-user backend (without proper fd set in
- after some time, some interrupts are lost, causing the VM to stop
Run a stress tests of a vhost-user interface using an UDP
traffic generator. Traffic generator (IXIA) was connected to 2 physical ports
that are in turn connected to 2 virtio ports through a linux bridge, VM
(running linux) doing routing to forward packets between the 2 virtio ports.
When traffic reaches high pps rates of small packets,
- VM stop transmitting packets
- VM should never stop transmitting packets
We do propose a fix at:
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