Kernel panic from interface address list manipulation
Bjoern A. Zeeb
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Mon Aug 23 11:50:07 UTC 2010
On Fri, 20 Aug 2010, Nima Misaghian wrote:
>>> I've been able to trivially
>>> trigger a kernel panic while testing ifaddr list manipulation on -CURRENT (r
>>> 211427). The hardware is a four-core i386
>>> machine with em interfaces.
>> The diff should give you an idea of what's going wrong. I am not sure
>> if I would want to actually commit it as-is.
> I could not reproduce the panic after applying the patch.
> Thanks for taking the time to look into this issue and fixing it.
FYI: there seems to be another race issue with in_ifinit() that I find
when running a script similar to yours for long enough. I'll try to
have a look.
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