BETA3 showstoppers (read: critical bugs)

Gleb Smirnoff glebius at
Mon Sep 6 14:21:47 PDT 2004

On Mon, Sep 06, 2004 at 07:03:36PM +0200, Matthias Andree wrote:
M> - netgraph broken:
M>   1. "ngctl list" lists nothing in spite of an installed ether.bridge.

More info pls. You have created bridge using ng_bridge(4) but 
'ngctl list' is empty?

M>   2. bridge stats broken

More info pls.

M>   3. user-ppp does not find "ether" for ng_pppoe, see PR #71424
M> - rp-pppoe recently goes into 100% busy wait loop, truss shows:
M>   select(5,{0 3 4},0,0,0) = 1
M>   in a tight loop, which is kind of bogus. Network seems fine though at
M>   first connect. This regression was introduced recently, too.
M> - rp-pppoe can't reconnect if it's killed (not yet researched into),
M>   apparently related to other network or netgraph problems. It appears
M>   as though rp-pppoe would not see the reply packets from the network
M>   and may be an xl(4) bug.

Please make detailed PR on this in ports category.

M> - xl(4) autoconfig appears to break netgraph, was broken a few weeks ago
M>   and discussed here without solution
M>   workaround: ifconfig xl1 media 10baseT/UTP
M>   I cannot checked if this has been fixed, depends on 71424 being fixed
M>   first.

I finally have xl card. I'll do my best before release happens.

Totus tuus, Glebius.

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