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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH v2] macvtap: libvirtd forgot macvtap device name during a shutdown/restart cycle



On Tue, Nov 02, 2010 at 07:14:19PM -0400, Stefan Berger wrote:
> V2:
>     - removed change from virDomainNetDefFormat. The reported
> problem also does not occur.
> 
> During a shutdown/restart cycle libvirtd forgot the macvtap device
> name that it had created on behalf of a VM so that a stale macvtap
> device remained on the host when the VM terminated. Libvirtd has to
> actively tear down a macvtap device and it uses its name for
> identifying which device to tear down.
> 
> The solution is to not blank out the <target dev='...'/> completely,
> but only blank it out on VMs that are not active. So, if a VM is
> active, the device name makes it into the XML and is also being
> parsed. If a VM is not active, the device name is discarded.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Stefan Berger <stefanb us ibm com>
> 
> ---
>  src/conf/domain_conf.c |    3 ++-
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> Index: libvirt-acl/src/conf/domain_conf.c
> ===================================================================
> --- libvirt-acl.orig/src/conf/domain_conf.c
> +++ libvirt-acl/src/conf/domain_conf.c
> @@ -2343,7 +2343,8 @@ virDomainNetDefParseXML(virCapsPtr caps,
>          def->data.direct.linkdev = dev;
>          dev = NULL;
> 
> -        VIR_FREE(ifname);
> +        if ((flags & VIR_DOMAIN_XML_INACTIVE))
> +            VIR_FREE(ifname);
> 
>          break;
> 

  Looks fine to me now,

   ACK,

Daniel

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