BETA3 showstoppers (read: critical bugs)

Gleb Smirnoff glebius at
Tue Sep 7 01:03:35 PDT 2004

On Tue, Sep 07, 2004 at 05:18:25AM +0200, Matthias Andree wrote:
M> >> More info pls. You have created bridge using ng_bridge(4) but 
M> >> 'ngctl list' is empty?
M> >
M> > Yes indeed. I have used the /usr/share/examples/netgraph/ether.bridge,
M> > copied it to /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ and made this change:
M> Heck. I missed the netgraph message format change. Recompiling nghook,
M> ngctl and ppp fixed /this/ part, so PR kern/71424 is void, my netgraph
M> stats are back and ppp finds its interface.
M> I wonder if the dependency information is complete - apparently the
M> netgraph-dependent stuff doesn't list a libnetgraph dependency in its
M> Makefile or depend information and hence the system drifts apart.

That's good. You are probably running a self build system. Since you said
BETA3, I supposed that I have installation from CD image and didn't
ask about syncronisation between userland and kernel.

M> The following issue remains though, just checked:
M> >> M> - xl(4) autoconfig appears to break netgraph, was broken a few weeks ago
M> >> M>   and discussed here without solution
M> >> M> 
M> >> M>   workaround: ifconfig xl1 media 10baseT/UTP
M> >> M> 
M> >> M>   I cannot checked if this has been fixed, depends on 71424 being fixed
M> >> M>   first.
M> >>
M> >> I finally have xl card. I'll do my best before release happens.
M> >
M> > Thanks a lot.  Convenience links:
M> >
M> >
M> >

Thanks. I'll try.

Totus tuus, Glebius.

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