[dpdk-dev,v6,10/26] eal: do not panic on log failures
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Message ID 20170228185315.12546-11-aconole@redhat.com
State Superseded, archived
Delegated to: Thomas Monjalon
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Aaron Conole Feb. 28, 2017, 6:52 p.m. UTC
When log initialization fails, it's generally because the fopencookie
failed.  While this is rare in practice, it could happen, and it is
likely because of memory pressure.  So, flag the error, and allow the
user to retry.

Signed-off-by: Aaron Conole <aconole@redhat.com>
Acked-by: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
---
 lib/librte_eal/linuxapp/eal/eal.c | 8 ++++++--
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/lib/librte_eal/linuxapp/eal/eal.c b/lib/librte_eal/linuxapp/eal/eal.c
index 564cac3..e1740a6 100644
--- a/lib/librte_eal/linuxapp/eal/eal.c
+++ b/lib/librte_eal/linuxapp/eal/eal.c
@@ -825,8 +825,12 @@  rte_eal_init(int argc, char **argv)
 
 	rte_config_init();
 
-	if (rte_eal_log_init(logid, internal_config.syslog_facility) < 0)
-		rte_panic("Cannot init logs\n");
+	if (rte_eal_log_init(logid, internal_config.syslog_facility) < 0) {
+		rte_eal_init_alert("Cannot init logging.");
+		rte_errno = ENOMEM;
+		rte_atomic32_clear(&run_once);
+		return -1;
+	}
 
 	if (rte_eal_pci_init() < 0)
 		rte_panic("Cannot init PCI\n");