[PATCH] nodedev: ignore EINVAL from libudev in udevEventHandleThread

Erik Skultety eskultet at redhat.com
Thu Oct 13 08:06:10 UTC 2022

On Thu, Oct 13, 2022 at 08:05:41AM +0200, christian.ehrhardt at canonical.com wrote:
> From: Christian Ehrhardt <christian.ehrhardt at canonical.com>
> Certiain udev entries might be of a size that makes libudev emit EINVAL
> which right now leads to udevEventHandleThread exiting. Due to no more
> handling events other elements of libvirt will start pushing for events
> to be consumed which never happens causing a busy loop burning a cpu
> without any gain.
> After evaluation of the root cause of the example case discussed in
> in #245 and a test run ignoring EINVAL it was considered safe to add
> EINVAL to the ignored errnos to not exit udevEventHandleThread giving
> it more resilience.
> Fixes: #245

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