cvs commit: src/sys/dev/re if_re.c

John Baldwin jhb at
Thu Sep 15 12:22:06 PDT 2005

On Thursday 15 September 2005 02:59 pm, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> ru          2005-09-15 18:59:34 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     sys/dev/re           if_re.c
>   Log:
>   re_detach() fixes:
>   - Fixed if_free() logic screw-up that can either result
>     in freeing a NULL pointer or leaking "struct ifnet".
>   - Move if_free() after re_stop(); the latter accesses
>     "struct ifnet".  This bug was masked by a previous bug.
>   - Restore the fix for a panic on detach caused by racing
>     with BPF detach code by Bill by moving ether_ifdetach()
>     after re_stop() and resetting IFF_UP; this got screwed
>     up in revs. 1.30 and 1.36.

Device drivers should not modify IFF_UP.  Instead, the interrupt handler 
should be checking IFF_DRV_RUNNING rather than IFF_UP (foo_stop() clears 

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