[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 1/2] net/vhost: create datagram sockets immediately

Yuanhan Liu yuanhan.liu at linux.intel.com
Wed Jan 4 09:06:31 CET 2017

On Tue, Jan 03, 2017 at 11:22:42AM -0500, Charles (Chas) Williams wrote:
> If you create a vhost server device, it doesn't create the actual datagram
> socket until you call .dev_start().  If you call .dev_stop() is also
> deletes those sockets.  For QEMU clients, this is a problem since QEMU
> doesn't know how to re-attach to datagram sockets that have gone away.
> To fix this, register and unregister the datagram sockets during device
> creation and removal.
> Fixes: ee584e9710b9 ("vhost: add driver on top of the library")

Both patches applied to dpdk-next-virtio. Thanks!

Note that we prefer a title of "prefix: fix ..." for bug fixing patch.
For this reason, I have changed the title for you while apply:

    net/vhost: fix socket file being deleted on dev stop

Also, stable is cc'ed.


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