ifconfig carp0 destroy = kernel panic

Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri almarrie at gmail.com
Tue May 29 10:20:11 UTC 2007

On 5/29/07, Bruce M. Simpson <bms at incunabulum.net> wrote:
> Rudy Rucker wrote:
> >
> > This is an old problem with FreeBSD 6.x.
> >
> > Three questions:
> > Why has this not been patched in the CVS tree?
> It has already been fixed in -CURRENT.
> Unless, of course, this is a different bug. I believe the bug you are
> referring to is the one whereby carp doesn't back out of allocations it
> makes on member interfaces correctly.
> > Is there a solution that works?
> Not for RELENG_6.
> > Should I be posting this to freebsd-questions?
> Mu.
> It's unlikely the fix will be MFCed to RELENG_6 because it involves some
> of the changes related to address refcounting which either break the ABI
> or are not conservative enough for -STABLE.

So when do you think FreeBSD 7.0 will be branched with this fix?


-Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri
Arab Portal

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