Need testers for a network cleanup patch

Bjoern A. Zeeb bzeeb-lists at
Mon Jan 26 01:40:07 PST 2009

On Thu, 22 Jan 2009, Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:


> while cleaning up protosw things I found that rip6_output was most
> likely never called from pr_output and after a short talk with Robert
> the conclusion was that the same had been true for rip_output.
> Before I am going to remove the initializations I made the two
> rip{,6}_output functions calling panic().
> I have a patch for HEAD here:
> and one for 7-STABLE here (compiled but not booted):
> I am confident it will not panic (at least for HEAD;) but not 100%
> sure so you can run this on your test or devel machine but I'd not
> run it on a production machine.
> If you are going to use the 7-STABLE patch make sure to have debugging
> support in your kernel as well so we could get backtraces in the
> unlikely event of panic.
> Please reply directly to me if you have (un)successfully run the
> patch and do NOT to the lists.
> In case you think you run it successfully mail me after a
> 2-3 days, and _not_ with an "it booted" message! ;-)

In case you tested, please let me know.


Bjoern A. Zeeb                      The greatest risk is not taking one.

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