Finally got a chance to implement this, so testing this on my centos7 hosts, and it looks good. I’ll keep eye on it for a couple days, but after a couple of hours, there’s no evidence of any leakage.
> On Mar 30, 2015, at 4:14 PM, John Taylor <jtt77...@yahoo.com> wrote: > > Dan Kenigsberg <dan...@redhat.com> writes: > >> On Sat, Mar 28, 2015 at 10:20:25AM -0400, John Taylor wrote: >>> Daniel Helgenberger <daniel.helgenber...@m-box.de> writes: >>> >>>> Hello Everyone, >>>> >>>> I did create the original BZ on this. In the mean time, lab system I >>>> used is dismantled and the production system is yet to deploy. >>>> >>>> As I wrote in BZ1147148 , I experienced two different issues. One, >>>> one big mem leak of about 15MiB/h and a smaller one, ~300KiB. These seem >>>> unrelated. >>>> >>>> The larger leak was indeed related to SSL in some way; not necessarily >>>> M2Crypto. However, after disabling SSL this was gone leaving the smaller >>>> leak. >>>> >>>>  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1147148 >>> >>> >>> I think there are, at least for the purpose of this discussion, 3 leaks: >>> 1. the M2Crypto leak >>> 2. a slower leak >>> 3. a large leak that's not M2Crypto related that's part of sampling >>> >>> My efforts have been around finding the source of my larger leak, which >>> I think is #3. I had disabled ssl so I knew that M2Crypto >>> isn't/shouldn't be the problem as in bz1147148, and ssl is beside the >>> point as it happens with a deactived host. It's part of sampling which >>> always runs. >>> >>> What I've found is, after trying to get the smallest reproducer, that >>> it's not the netlink.iter_links that I commented on in  that is the >>> problem. But in the _get_intefaces_and_samples loop is the call to >>> create an InterfaceSample and that has getLinkSpeed() which, for vlans, >>> ends up calling ipwrapper.getLink, and that to >>> netlink.get_link(name) >>> >>> netlink.get_link(name) *is* the source of my big leak. This is vdsm >>> 4.16.10, so it is  and it's been changed in master for the removal of >>> support for libnl v1 so it might not be a problem anymore. >>> >>> def get_link(name): >>> """Returns the information dictionary of the name specified link.""" >>> with _pool.socket() as sock: >>> with _nl_link_cache(sock) as cache: >>> link = _rtnl_link_get_by_name(cache, name) >>> if not link: >>> raise IOError(errno.ENODEV, '%s is not present in the >>> system' % >>> name) >>> return _link_info(cache, link) >>> >>> >>> The libnl documentation note at  says that for the rtnl_link_get_by_name >>> function >>> "Attention >>> The reference counter of the returned link object will be incremented. >>> Use rtnl_link_put() to release the reference." >>> >>> So I took that hint, and made a change that does the rtnl_link_put() in >>> get_link(name) and it looks like it works for me. >>> >>> diff oldnetlink.py netlink.py >>> 67d66 >>> < return _link_info(cache, link) >>> 68a68,70 >>>> li = _link_info(cache, link) >>>> _rtnl_link_put(link) >>>> return li >>> 333a336,337 >>>> >>>> _rtnl_link_put = _none_proto(('rtnl_link_put', LIBNL_ROUTE)) >>> >>> Hope that helps. And if someone else could confirm that would be great. >>> >>>  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1158108 >>>  >>> https://gerrit.ovirt.org/gitweb?p=vdsm.git;a=blob;f=lib/vdsm/netlink.py;h=afae5cecb5ce701d00fb8f019ec92b3331a39036;hb=5608cfdf43db9186dabac4b2a779f9557e798968 >>>  >>> http://www.infradead.org/~tgr/libnl/doc/api/group__link.html#ga1d583e4f0b43c89d854e5e681a529fad >> >> Thanks, John, for a great detective work. >> >> I'm afraid that with even on the master branch we keep calling >> rtnl_link_get_link() and rtnl_link_get_by_name() without clearing the >> reference count, so a fix is due there, too. >> >> Would you consider posting a fully-fledged fix to gerrit? I still need >> to understand what is the use of that refcount, so that we do not >> release it too early. >> >> Regards, >> Dan. > > Dan, > > I'm happy to , although I've probably gotten something wrong with how > it's supposed to be done :) It's for the version I'm using so it's for > branch ovirt-3.5. > >  https://gerrit.ovirt.org/#/c/39372/ > > Thanks, > -John > _______________________________________________ > Users mailing list > Users@ovirt.org > http://lists.ovirt.org/mailman/listinfo/users _______________________________________________ Users mailing list Users@ovirt.org http://lists.ovirt.org/mailman/listinfo/users