On Thu, Oct 28, 2021 at 5:09 AM Julian Anastasov <ja@xxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Oct 2021, yangxingwu wrote:
> > what we want is if RS weight is 0, then no new connections should be
> > served even if conn_reuse_mode is 0, just as commit dc7b3eb900aa
> > ("ipvs: Fix reuse connection if real server is
> > dead") trying to do
> > Pls let me know if there are any other issues of concern
> My concern is with the behaviour people expect
> from each sysctl var: conn_reuse_mode decides if port reuse
> is considered for rescheduling and expire_nodest_conn
> should have priority only for unavailable servers (nodest means
> No Destination), not in this case.
> We don't know how people use the conn_reuse_mode=0
> mode, one may bind to a local port and try to send multiple
> connections in a row with the hope they will go to same real
> server, i.e. as part from same "session", even while weight=0.
> If they do not want such behaviour (99% of the cases), they
> will use the default conn_reuse_mode=1. OTOH, you have different
> expectations for mode 0, not sure why but you do not want to use
> the default mode=1 which is safer to use. May be the setups
> forget to stay with conn_reuse_mode=1 on kernels 5.9+ and
> set the var to 0 ?
The problem is we can NOT decide what the customers do, many of them
run kubernetes with old versions of kube-proxy. And most importantly,
upgrade to new version is a very long and painful process, that's why
we want to fix this at the kernel level
> The problem with mentioned commit dc7b3eb900aa is that
> it breaks FTP and persistent connections while the goal of
> weight=0 is graceful inhibition of the server. We made
> the mistake to add priority for expire_nodest_conn when weight=0.
> This can be fixed with a !cp->control check. We do not want
> expire_nodest_conn to kill every connection during the
> graceful period.
ok, got it, I will try to fix this problem
> Julian Anastasov <ja@xxxxxx>