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An updated openvswitch package that fixes multiple bugs is now available.
Open vSwitch provides standard network bridging functions andsupport for the OpenFlow protocol for remote per-flow control oftraffic.Bugs fixed in these updated packages include:* Do not wake up when there is no db connection (#1397504)* Use instant sending instead of queue (#1397481)* DPDK vhost: workaround stale vring base (#1397196)* Do not restart the service after a package upgrade (#1397045)* Fixed to not require SSSE3 if DPDK is not used (#1397048)* Applied the systemd backports (#1397049)* Fixed missing close calls for tnl ports (#1397050)

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released erratarelevant to your system have been applied.For details on how to apply this update, refer to:
Updated packages
Red Hat Virtualization ( v.4 for RHEL 7)

    MD5: dec02656d4e107cafea152a2206c4aa5SHA-256: d7913545abcc2f0102a42467376d3530894730f5d22aa2c8b5b72582364e094f
    MD5: 26b4b86cbac2f8cd4d0afc4952b1a173SHA-256: 5bf8e3e1f1609c89baa10deb1a6de1df2ef03d5e8c7204f3133d676bf3d02034
    MD5: c1d458d0173bde202fa5edcfb6085df4SHA-256: a7c354bb99fbf51587f1c751ec400eeca328fe9812e231fd4db3643d0b625432
    MD5: a3b45a1d3453c76d20d2f61651a8abeaSHA-256: 4376df2ffdaf5428349794f9e47a216fa6f53faca9741b2d32f781d9c81d054f
    MD5: 081ef358ea78d23a1f4fa05749a1933bSHA-256: ec9e8d713bfd00fba83655de348c63417c2f85c53984196e2fe93f612d4bf00e
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)
Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

1397045 – [fdProd] yum update of openvswitch 2.5 from 2.4 causes restart of openvswitch service that can disrupt network connectivity1397048 – [fdProd] OVS fails if SSSE3 is not supported1397049 – [fdProd] [OVS] systemd ordering of OVS service causes hang during restart when there is NFS mount over OVS1397050 – [fdProd] OvS rtnetlink race condition1397196 – [fdProd] OVS daemon crashed when guests running pktgen over OVS-dpdk bond1397481 – [fdProd] latency regression1397504 – [fdProd] ovs-vswitchd takes 100% CPU time

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