conf/56031: ipfw hangs on every invocation
rwatson at FreeBSD.org
Thu Aug 28 07:10:12 PDT 2003
The following reply was made to PR conf/56031; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Robert Watson <rwatson at FreeBSD.org>
To: "James F. Hranicky" <jfh at cise.ufl.edu>
Cc: FreeBSD-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org, admin at cise.ufl.edu,
freebsd-bugs at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: conf/56031: ipfw hangs on every invocation
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2003 10:07:55 -0400 (EDT)
On Wed, 27 Aug 2003, James F. Hranicky wrote:
> Upon upgrade to 4.8-STABLE #30: Tue Aug 12 11:51:33 EDT 2003, ipfw hangs each
> time it is called.
> All my machines upgraded to the version above have ipfw's left hung by
> Those still at 4.8-STABLE #28: Tue Jun 10 09:21:14 do not seem to have
> this problem.
> I do not currently use ipfw on any machine for firewalling capabilities, it
> is compiled into my kernel in case I need it. I have the default set to allow
> all packets through.
Could you send the output of "ps axlwww" showing the hung ipfw process, as
well as its parent process? When you run ipfw on the command line using
the same arguments found in the periodic script, does it hang? If so,
what do you see when you press Ctrl-T?
Robert N M Watson FreeBSD Core Team, TrustedBSD Projects
robert at fledge.watson.org Network Associates Laboratories
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