On 3 Apr 2024, at 22:38, Ilya Maximets wrote:

> On startup, ovs-vswitchd probes different datapath features including
> support for timeout policies.  While probing, it tries to execute
> certain operations with OVS_PACKET_ATTR_PROBE or OVS_FLOW_ATTR_PROBE
> attributes set.  These attributes tell the openvswitch module to not
> log any errors when they occur as it is expected that some of the
> probes will fail.
> For some reason, setting the timeout policy ignores the PROBE attribute
> and logs a failure anyway.  This is causing the following kernel log
> on each re-start of ovs-vswitchd:
>   kernel: Failed to associated timeout policy `ovs_test_tp'
> Fix that by using the same logging macro that all other messages are
> using.  The message will still be printed at info level when needed
> and will be rate limited, but with a net rate limiter instead of
> generic printk one.
> The nf_ct_set_timeout() itself will still print some info messages,
> but at least this change makes logging in openvswitch module more
> consistent.
> Fixes: 06bd2bdf19d2 ("openvswitch: Add timeout support to ct action")
> Signed-off-by: Ilya Maximets <i.maxim...@ovn.org>
> ---

Thanks for fixing this annoying startup message! The change looks good to me.

Acked-by: Eelco Chaudron <echau...@redhat.com>

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