IPSEC/crypto is broken in FreeBSD/powerpc 7.0-RELEASE!

Marcel Moolenaar xcllnt at mac.com
Mon Mar 3 20:32:28 PST 2008

On Mar 3, 2008, at 6:18 PM, Maxim Sobolev wrote:

> Hi,
> It appears to be that "options IPSEC" along with "device crypto"  
> breaks FreeBSD/powerpc kernel badly. When enabling these options,  
> apparently kernel doesn't perform any initialization tasks (I don't  
> see usual probe/init sequence output) but jumps straight into root  
> fs mounting after initing crypto(4) and ipsec(4), which is not  
> usable since no devices has been attached. Keyboard is not working  
> either.

The problem is with device crypto. It attaches to nexus(4) and
expects to be the only child. As you can see from the log, all
children of nexus suddenly become instantiations of cryptosoft(4)
rather then the usual drivers that attach.

The swcr_probe() function should check that the device it gets
is really the one created for it.


Marcel Moolenaar
xcllnt at mac.com

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