tcp hostcache and ip fastforward for review

Andre Oppermann oppermann at
Tue Nov 11 14:28:12 PST 2003

Hajimu UMEMOTO wrote:
> Hi,
> >>>>> On Tue, 11 Nov 2003 19:26:41 +0100
> >>>>> Andre Oppermann <oppermann at> said:
> oppermann> I have fixed the panic. It was a stupid braino in the test whether
> oppermann> we have to free the allocated route. It was trying to free a null
> oppermann> pointer route which obviously doesn't work. :-^
> oppermann> The updated patch is here:
> oppermann>
> oppermann> If you could try again please?
> It panics at another point on boot.
> (kgdb) frame 24
> #24 0xc058e637 in tcp_hc_getmtu (inc=0x0)
>     at /usr/home/ume/cvs/freefall/current/src/sys/netinet/tcp_hostcache.c:420
> 420             hc_entry = tcp_hc_lookup(inc);
> (kgdb)

Did the panic message say "tcp_hc_lookup with NULL in_conninfo pointer"?

I can't find why inc can be possibly NULL because its fresh and directly
on the stack.

But I'm too tired right now (that's probably why I don't see atm).
Next try tomorrow morning (mid-European time).


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