Re: [patch] ipvs: fwmark services don't have ports

To: lvs-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netfilter-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [patch] ipvs: fwmark services don't have ports
Cc: Deon van der Merwe <dvdm@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, Julian Anastasov <ja@xxxxxx>, Patrick McHardy <kaber@xxxxxxxxx>
From: Simon Horman <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 7 Dec 2009 19:48:00 +1100
On Mon, Dec 07, 2009 at 02:55:05PM +1100, Simon Horman wrote:
> Make sure that the port for fwmark services is always zero, it seems that
> in some cases ipvsadm provides bogus port values for fwmark services.  As
> observed by Deon van der Merwe, this manifests as a clients not being able
> to connect to the virtual service if persistence is set.
> Tested-by: Deon van der Merwe <dvdm@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Simon Horman <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> --- 
> I believe that this fixes a bug and as such is suitable for -stable.
> However, Its taken a few release for anyone to bring this to our attention,
> so it doesn't seem to be causing much pain in the wild.
> Discussion of this problem:

Sorry for the noise. Please hold on this.
There is still not consensus in the original thread.

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