em(4) patch for test

Gleb Smirnoff glebius at FreeBSD.org
Thu Oct 20 22:22:58 PDT 2005

On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 06:02:00PM +0400, Gleb Smirnoff wrote:
T>   Colleagues,
T>   since the if_em problem was taken as a late showstopper for 6.0-RELEASE,
T> I am asking you to help with testing of the fixes made in HEAD.
T>   Does your em(4) interface wedge for some time?
T>   Do you see a lot of errors in 'netstat -i' output? Does these errors
T>   increase not monotonously but they have peaks?
T> If the answer is yes, then the attached patch is likely to fix your problem.
T> If the answer is no, then you are still encouraged to help with testing
T> and install the patch to check that no regressions are introduced. If you
T> skip this, then you may encounter regressions after release, so you have
T> been warned.
T>   So, in short: please test! Thanks in advance!
T> The patch is against fresh RELENG_6.

   Christian has prepared a patch for RELENG_5:


   This is the most important bit in all changes to em.

Totus tuus, Glebius.

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