Arp locking patches
glebius at FreeBSD.org
Sat Aug 13 19:00:20 GMT 2005
On Sat, Aug 13, 2005 at 02:56:37PM +0100, Gavin Atkinson wrote:
G> I was wondering if the arp locking patches (sys/netinet/if_ether.c 1.138-9
G> and related changes) were planned to be MFC'd before 6.0 is released? I'm
G> seeing a panic on a dual CPU machine running BETA2/amd64 and am seeing the
G> following panic semi-regularly which looks like it may be related to the
G> lack of locking on the arp tables.
Sure. They are in release TODO list.
G> Note that the above was provoked with Peter Holm's stress test kit, but I
G> have also had it on this machine in everyday use. I'd be happy to test
G> any patch.
Just take patches from HEAD and test them.
Totus tuus, Glebius.
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