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authorLon Hohberger <lhh@redhat.com>2007-10-25 18:51:54 -0400
committerDavid Teigland <teigland@redhat.com>2008-01-29 16:44:25 -0600
commit6bd8fedaa16da1e24f38712ee759950d8c5f4f09 (patch)
treec14670142610dde814c04833e56ef91187dc6920 /fs
parent0ba6c33bcddc64a54b5f1c25a696c4767dc76292 (diff)
dlm: bind connections from known local address when using TCP
A common problem occurs when multiple IP addresses within the same subnet are assigned to the same NIC. If we make a connection attempt to another address on the same subnet as one of those addresses, the connection attempt will not necessarily be routed from the address we want. In the case of the DLM, the other nodes will quickly drop the connection attempt, causing problems. This patch makes the DLM bind to the local address it acquired from the cluster manager when using TCP prior to making a connection, obviating the need for administrators to "fix" their systems or use clever routing tricks. Signed-off-by: Lon Hohberger <lhh@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Patrick Caulfield <pcaulfie@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: David Teigland <teigland@redhat.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'fs')
1 files changed, 12 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/fs/dlm/lowcomms.c b/fs/dlm/lowcomms.c
index e9923ca9c2d..57728448f1b 100644
--- a/fs/dlm/lowcomms.c
+++ b/fs/dlm/lowcomms.c
@@ -864,7 +864,7 @@ static void sctp_init_assoc(struct connection *con)
static void tcp_connect_to_sock(struct connection *con)
int result = -EHOSTUNREACH;
- struct sockaddr_storage saddr;
+ struct sockaddr_storage saddr, src_addr;
int addr_len;
struct socket *sock;
@@ -898,6 +898,17 @@ static void tcp_connect_to_sock(struct connection *con)
con->connect_action = tcp_connect_to_sock;
add_sock(sock, con);
+ /* Bind to our cluster-known address connecting to avoid
+ routing problems */
+ memcpy(&src_addr, dlm_local_addr[0], sizeof(src_addr));
+ make_sockaddr(&src_addr, 0, &addr_len);
+ result = sock->ops->bind(sock, (struct sockaddr *) &src_addr,
+ addr_len);
+ if (result < 0) {
+ log_print("could not bind for connect: %d", result);
+ /* This *may* not indicate a critical error */
+ }
make_sockaddr(&saddr, dlm_config.ci_tcp_port, &addr_len);
log_print("connecting to %d", con->nodeid);