panics on 6.3-RELEASE in IP stack
Bruce M. Simpson
bms at FreeBSD.org
Fri Apr 18 11:02:49 UTC 2008
Bruce M. Simpson wrote:
>>> I started to play with RAT application (ports: mbone/rat + an SVN
>>> it seems to crash my 6.3-RELEASE-p1 box in rather deterministic way.
>>> details are shown below. Has anyone seen a problem like this?
>> Yes, there's an off-by-one reference count bug in the multicast stuff.
> I concur, this fix should really be MFCed. The problem went away in
> 7.x due to a total rewrite. I am distracted by other stuff at the
> moment, so, starter's orders...
This just bit me. The fix is in RELENG_6, but it is not present after
the -p1 tag. So updating to STABLE should fix the problem for Petr.
Whilst 6 is no longer the STABLE branch, I think this really should go
onto 6 in case any other releases happen from that branch.
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