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Date:   Tue, 6 Sep 2016 08:34:28 -0400
From:   Eric Garver <>
To:     Jiri Benc <>
Cc:     pravin shelar <>,
        Linux Kernel Network Developers <>,
        ovs dev <>,
        Thomas F Herbert <>
Subject: Re: [ovs-dev] [PATCH net-next v21 3/4] openvswitch: 802.1AD Flow
 handling, actions, vlan parsing, netlink attributes

On Sun, Sep 04, 2016 at 01:05:46PM +0200, Jiri Benc wrote:
> On Sat, 3 Sep 2016 13:30:12 -0400, Eric Garver wrote:
> > Would a BUG_ON(!(encap && in_encap)) be better?
> Please don't crash the kernel for something that could very well
> continue without problems. Use WARN_ON at most.

Thanks Jiri. WARN_ON_ONCE() is more appropriate for what I was looking

> And if you go that way, WARN_ON_ONCE or rate limiting seems to be even
> more appropriate, because if this triggers, it's quite possible it will
> trigger repeatedly and the resulting log flood would practically make
> the machine useless anyway.
> Thanks,
>  Jiri

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