kern/125181: [ndis] [patch] with wep enters kdb.enter.unknown,
thompsa at FreeBSD.org
Thu Jul 17 16:50:05 UTC 2008
The following reply was made to PR kern/125181; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Andrew Thompson <thompsa at FreeBSD.org>
To: Coleman Kane <cokane at FreeBSD.org>
Cc: bug-followup at FreeBSD.org, onemda at gmail.com
Subject: Re: kern/125181: [ndis] [patch] with wep enters kdb.enter.unknown,
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2008 09:43:42 -0700
On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 12:09:52PM -0400, Coleman Kane wrote:
> I got directed to this PR by onemda at gmail.com (Paul D. Mahol), who's
> been helping me track down some edge cases in the if_ndis locking
> rewrite. I am not 100% familiar with the locking semantics in play here
> (IEEE80211 and VAPs), so I wanted to run it by you before I determine
> that it seems to be working well for me.
I dont think ndis should be reaching into the net80211 lock. Now that
ndis uses a regular mutex its a good chance to add mtx_asserts in the
right places and get the locking up to speed. I will try to post a patch
soon unless someone beats be to it.
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