sparc64/105607: ipfw on sparc64 doesn't work at all (causes panic)

Aled Morris aledm at qix.co.uk
Thu Nov 16 22:10:10 UTC 2006


The following reply was made to PR sparc64/105607; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Aled Morris <aledm at qix.co.uk>
To: Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: sparc64/105607: ipfw on sparc64 doesn't work at all (causes panic)
Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2006 22:03:07 +0000

 Kris Kennaway wrote:
 
 >>I tried.  The problem is in loading kernel modules.  Panic every time.
 >>
 >>IPFW compiled-in to the kernel works fine.
 >>
 >>Now what do I do?  submit a new PR for the KLD problem?
 >>    
 >>
 >
 >No, it's not really a bug, but a design limitation in the way things
 >are compiled on sparc.
 >
 >Kris
 >  
 >
 KLD isn't expected to work on sparc64?
 
 There should be a note about this in the release notes or on the website 
 or something (maybe I missed it?)
 
 Aled
 


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