[pve-devel] [PATCH common] allow longer timeout for cancelling 'vzdump' jobs

Thomas Lamprecht t.lamprecht at proxmox.com
Tue Jan 26 19:23:23 CET 2021


On 14.01.21 16:39, Stefan Reiter wrote:
> This attempts to solve the issue where on slow network storages,
> aborting a backup job (which may wait for buffers to flush) could take
> longer than 5 seconds, and would thus result in the task being killed by
> SIGKILL, not removing the backup lock in the process.
> 
> Make the implementation future-proof by using a map from task type to a
> timeout value. Default stays at 5, so tasks other than 'vzdump' are not
> affected.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Stefan Reiter <s.reiter at proxmox.com>
> ---
>  src/PVE/RESTEnvironment.pm | 16 ++++++++++++----
>  1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> 

Not to sure about that map there in pve-common, that module should stay rather
agnostic of user special treatment.

Did you thought about passing that explicitly on worker creation, or setting it
in the RPCEnv inside a worker?

> diff --git a/src/PVE/RESTEnvironment.pm b/src/PVE/RESTEnvironment.pm
> index d5b84d0..8a0cb9a 100644
> --- a/src/PVE/RESTEnvironment.pm
> +++ b/src/PVE/RESTEnvironment.pm
> @@ -365,8 +365,16 @@ sub active_workers  {
>      return $res;
>  }
>  
> +my $timeout_map = {
> +    # backup cancellation on slow target storages might take a while, avoid
> +    # leaving the VM in locked state
> +    "vzdump" => 60,
> +};
> +
>  my $kill_process_group = sub {
> -    my ($pid, $pstart) = @_;
> +    my ($pid, $pstart, $timeout) = @_;
> +
> +    $timeout //= 5;
>  
>      # send kill to process group (negative pid)
>      my $kpid = -$pid;
> @@ -374,8 +382,7 @@ my $kill_process_group = sub {
>      # always send signal to all pgrp members
>      kill(15, $kpid); # send TERM signal
>  
> -    # give max 5 seconds to shut down
> -    for (my $i = 0; $i < 5; $i++) {
> +    for (my $i = 0; $i < $timeout; $i++) {
>  	return if !PVE::ProcFSTools::check_process_running($pid, $pstart);
>  	sleep (1);
>      }
> @@ -394,7 +401,8 @@ sub check_worker {
>      return 0 if !$running;
>  
>      if ($killit) {
> -	&$kill_process_group($task->{pid});
> +	my $type = $task->{type};
> +	&$kill_process_group($task->{pid}, undef, $timeout_map->{$type});
>  	return 0;
>      }
>  
> 






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