sloach at sandvine.com
Wed Jul 30 15:41:25 PDT 2003
Yesterday I had a kernel panic on a FreeBSD 4.7 system. Looking at the core
dump, it was caused by a corrupted uidinfo pointer referenced by a tcp pcb.
I searched through the archives and found an identical stack trace in this
message from 2000:
This was apparently fixed by a patch discussed in this thread.
The patch was applied to version 1.66 and 1.67 of /sys/kern/kern_resource.c
I browsed through the CVS for these changes, but found no evidence of them
ever being merged to RELENG_4.
This is a real memory corruption in the kernel. If these changes were never
merged, does anyone know wny? Can anyone suggest a course of action to
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