Re: [patch] ipvs: zero usvc and udest

To: Simon Horman <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [patch] ipvs: zero usvc and udest
Cc: lvs-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netfilter-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Deon van der Merwe <dvdm@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, Wensong Zhang <wensong@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, Julian Anastasov <ja@xxxxxx>, David Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
From: Patrick McHardy <kaber@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2009 17:02:37 +0100
Simon Horman wrote:
> Make sure that any otherwise uninitialised fields of usvc are zero.
> This has been obvserved to cause a problem whereby the port of
> fwmark services may end up as a non-zero value which causes
> scheduling of a destination server to fail for persisitent services.
> As observed by Deon van der Merwe <dvdm@xxxxxxxxxxxx>.
> This fix suggested by Julian Anastasov <ja@xxxxxx>.
> For good measure also zero udest.
> Cc: Deon van der Merwe <dvdm@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Acked-by: Julian Anastasov <ja@xxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Simon Horman <horms@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> --- 
> This bug has been present since the netlink interface to IPVS was
> introduced in 2.6.28. I think it is relevant for 2.6.33 as well
> as -stable.

Applied, thanks. I'll push it to -stable as well.

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