[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] net/mlx5: fix master device Netlink socket sharing
shahafs at mellanox.com
Tue Jun 11 20:29:09 CEST 2019
Thursday, June 6, 2019 3:23 PM, Viacheslav Ovsiienko:
> Subject: [PATCH] net/mlx5: fix master device Netlink socket sharing
> There is the patch  that uses master device Netlink socket to retrieve
> master device link settings. This is not thread safe because this resource may
> be in use by other call to the master device itself. Using the same Netlink
> socket concurrently from the multiple threads causes Netlink requests
> malfunction and must be eliminated. The patch replaces master Netlink
> socket with the socket from representor device.
>  http://patches.dpdk.org/patch/53120/
> Fixes: 0333b2f584d9 ("net/mlx5: inherit master link settings for
> Signed-off-by: Viacheslav Ovsiienko <viacheslavo at mellanox.com>
Applied to next-net-mlx, thanks.
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