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How to resolve QEMU SOFT-LOCKUP on Red Hat with OVS

asked 2014-05-29 03:18:26 -0500

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updated 2014-05-30 17:07:54 -0500

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We're using Havana on RHEL 6.5 - 2.6.32-431.17.1.el6.x86_64 and OpenVswitch openvswitch-1.11.0_8ce28d-1.el6ost.x86_64

RedHat kernel is panicking on Openvswitch (OVS). accompanied by "QEMU SOFT-LOCKUP" warnings on console. Does anyone have any suggestion for resolving this?

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answered 2014-06-05 18:30:00 -0500

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We found pretty good stability since disabling "GRE tunneling" on OpenVswitch. We also tried enabling "tuned" and updating to latest RHEL6.5 kernel but mostly feel as though GRE tunneling was causing our problems.

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