cvs commit: src/sys/net route.c route.h
mux at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jan 11 17:30:20 PST 2008
Mike Tancsa wrote:
> At 10:38 AM 1/9/2008, Maxime Henrion wrote:
> >mux 2008-01-09 15:38:49 UTC
> > FreeBSD src repository
> > Modified files: (Branch: RELENG_6)
> > sys/net route.c route.h
> > Log:
> > MFC route.c at 1.125 and route.h at 1.68:
> > Add a workaround for a deadlock between the rt_setgate() and rt_check()
> > functions. It is easily triggered by running routed, and, I expect, by
> > running any other daemon that uses routing sockets.
> I have a number of boxes running full bgp tables with
> Quagga. How does the deadlock manifest itself ? I havent seen the
> boxes lockup ? Or does the deadlock create other symptoms ?
It resulted in a hard lockup for us, but it's possible there are other
different outcomes in different scenarios. For details on the specific
deadlock I have observed, see thread 'Deadlock in the routing code' on
freebsd-net at .
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